Two PhD Position in Agricultural Economics in The University of Goettingen ,Germany 2013

The University of Goettingen (Germany),The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (Chair Group of Prof. Matin Qaim), has opened two doctoral researchers, starting in January 2013 (exact date somewhat flexible). Full details are as follows:

School:University of Goettingen /Germany

Level:PhD

Field(s): Agricultural Economics

Deadline:9 November 2012

Funded by: University of Goettingen

Beneficiaries: Open to International Students

Benefits:The positions will be available for a
period of three years with a salary scale of TVL E13 (50%).

Description

  • The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development (Chair Group of Prof. Matin Qaim) of the University of Goettingen (Germany) is recruiting two doctoral researchers, starting in January 2013 (exact date somewhat flexible).
  • The positions will be available for a
period of three years with a salary scale of TVL E13 (50%).
  • The doctoral researchers will carry out research on socioeconomic impacts of new technologies and institutional innovations (e.g., new extension approaches, collective action) in the African small farm sector.
  • Micro-level primary data will be collected through surveys and
economic experiments, which will be analyzed with econometric techniques.
  • The positions will be based in Goettingen, but will require travel to Africa. To a limited extent, other work at the Chair Group will also be supported. The doctoral researchers will participate in the International PhD Program for Agricultural Sciences in Goettingen (IPAG).


Eligibility

  • Successful candidates will have an outstanding Master’s degree in agricultural economics, general economics, or a related discipline, strong analytical skills, experience with quantitative research methods, proven interest in development policy topics, strong computer
skills, and excellent command of the English language.
  • Experience with data collection in developing countries will be a plus.
  • Applications should include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates and transcripts, a summary of the Master’s thesis, and names and E-mail addresses of two references.

Application method

  • Submit using email

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