The Hertie-School of Governance (HSoG), a partner in the collaborative research center SFB 700: “Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood”, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), now invite applications for a Doctoral Researcher – Economics or Political Science within a research project directed by Prof. Dr. Henrik Enderlein.
The project analyses financial crises in developing countries, in particular sovereign debt crises and related creditor litigation.
- An excellent university degree in economics or political science.
- A strong background and interest in project-related research (e.g. development economics, international political economy, macroeconomics, international finance and law).
- Good knowledge of applied empirical methods. Skills in econometrics and statistical software such as Stata would be an asset.
- An excellent command of English; command of German would be an asset.
The position involves research at the intersection between economics and political science. You would become part of a motivated team of researchers working in an interdisciplinary environment with excellent resources and strong exposure to relevant international organizations (e.g. IMF, IADB, World Bank).
Contract duration and remuneration:
From early of 2010 until end of 2013. The position is part-time (50%), remuneration is according to DFG guidelines.
Please send your application including a CV, letter of motivation, and grade-listings via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. by 31 December. Also in the email please indicate your availability for an interview in the period 17.12.2009 – 09.01.2010.
31 December 2009
More details about The Hertie Foundation, please visit www.ghst.de/en