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IASS seeks Two Senior Research Associates (m/f) for the project “Co-Creation and Contemporary Policy Advice”

Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) 3-5y Mid Level  Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany 2 Mai 2017

Job Description

The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) is an international, interdisciplinary centre of excellence located in Potsdam, Germany. The IASS is financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal State of Brandenburg, and is devoted to promoting science and research for global sustainability, particularly in the areas of climate change, the earth system and the development of new technologies and social pathways to sustainability. Further information about the IASS can be accessed under www.iass-potsdam.de/en.

The research project “Co-Creation and Contemporary Policy Advice” (2017-2020) is currently looking for

Two Senior Research Associates (m/f) for the project
“Co-Creation and Contemporary Policy Advice”

Ref. No. C&PA-2017-01

The project focuses on co-creative processes linking actors across the policymaking, civil society, scientific and private sectors. The aim of the project is to learn more about already existing co-creation practices and to discuss whether and how this approach could be integrated in the field of policy-advice and policymaking.

We are currently looking for two more members (one scientific project leader and one team member) to complete our team. Applicants should have a social sciences background, with theoretical and empirical experience in the field of collaboration processes and/or first-hand practical knowledge in the area of policy advice and policy-making. The applicant for the position as scientific project leader should be a post-doc researcher, with a minimum of 3-5 years of working experience, as well as experience in project management.  The second research associate should be at a PhD, preferably post-doc level, with a minimum of 2-3 years of work experience.

You can find a full description of the project and the positions here.

The deadline for applications is the 21st May 2017. The starting date for both positions is as soon as possible. Interviews will take place in Potsdam in late June/ early July.

Please refer to politjobs.de in your application.

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