The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam (IASS; Founding director Prof. Dr. Klaus Töpfer) invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of Post Doctoral Research Fellow. The appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis for 6 months.
The Fellows will work on the project ‘Science for Sustainable Societal Transformation: Towards Effective Governance’ (TransGov). With this project, the IASS wants to contribute to the improvement of governance for sustainable development, on fields of particular interest including institutional change and the governance of climate emergencies. Four Research Fellows will be appointed who will work in the fields of knowledge democracy, the design of institutions for sustainable development, the governance of non-mainstream issues and the mechanisms of transformations towards sustainability. We aim at having the first research fellows begin in September 2010.
Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit an application letter, CV and two relevant publications by 30 June, 2010 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the announcement and fact sheet here.
Interviews will be held on 15th and 16th July 2010 in Potsdam at the IASS. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview.