Call for applications for research associate (DR/158/22) – deadline Nov. 21, 2022

As part of the ATRAKTIV project on transformative innovation systems in rural areas, SLE is looking for reinforcements:

Research fellow (m/f/d) with expected 2/3-part-time employment – E 13 TV-L HU
(third party funding, limited until 31.10.2025)

Job description:

  • scientific research within empirical transformation research & regional development
    on new forms of cooperation & binding of social engagement, rural development,
    cooperatives in the regions (as a part of the joint research project ATRAKTIV on
    transformative innovation systems in rural areas)
  • tasks for your own scientific qualification (PhD)


  • completed scientific university degree in Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, Geography, Political Science or a related subject
  • knowledge in innovation research, regional development, institutional research, environmental economics
  • interest in policy-relevant engagement research
  • willingness to engage in interdisciplinary research
  • (advanced) knowledge of English
  • asset: experience and knowledge in survey methods; interest in combining quantitative and qualitative social research; knowledge of German language; strong ability
    to work in a team

Please send your application within 2 weeks (until Nov. 21st, 2022), quoting the reference
number DR/158/22, to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, Director
of Centre for Rural Development, Prof. Dr. Markus Hanisch (seat: Hessische Str. 1-2, 10115
Berlin), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in one PDF-file to both and

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since
we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

Data protection information on the processing of your personal data in the context of the
tender and selection procedure can be found on the homepage of Humboldt-Universität zu

Here you can find the job advertisement (German/English) as pdf.

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