Research Scientist (possibility of PhD) in the Field of Empirical Social Research in the Context of the Bioeconomy

Jülich Research Centre (FZJ)

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IEK-STE – Systemforschung und Technologische Entwicklung



Area of research:

PHD Thesis



Job description:

Your Job:


Collaboration in an inter- and transdisciplinary research project on the bioeconomy and structural change in the Rheinisches Revier as part of the Bioeconomy Science Center BioSC Development and implementation of a stakeholder-based approach which brings together quantitative methods of empirical social research with qualitative stakeholder analyses according to instructions by project management Development, implementation and evaluation of empirical analyses with focus especially on (agricultural) preference and decision structures and motivations as well as stakeholder dynamics Integration of the research into the project context Interdisciplinary cooperation with colleagues from the fields of economics, ecology, political science and bioeconomy Presentation of your scientific results at national and international conferences


Your Profile:


Completed scientific university degree in the field of social sciences or agricultural economics Sound knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods of empirical social research Knowledge of multivariate analytical methods is desirable Good skills in written and spoken English Strong collaboration and communication skills given the team- and stakeholder-oriented research approach High flexibility and willingness to travel


Our Offer:


Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus with excellent infrastructure, located between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen International and interdisciplinary working atmosphere A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life A part-time job with 27 hours per week Limited for 3 years with possible longer-term prospects Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.



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Quote Reference: 2019-209

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