Research Fellow for Project “Religion for Peace: Identifying Conditions and Mechanisms of Interfaith Peace” / German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg — LIMITE : 06/07/2020 +

The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is an independent social-science research institute based in Hamburg. It analyses political, social and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, and links this knowledge to questions of global significance. It combines region-specific analysis with innovative comparative research on accountability and participation, growth and development, peace and security, and power and ideas. The GIGA seeks to appoint a

Research Fellow (65%)

Applications are invited for a 65% position with a contract of 36 months, starting on 1 November 2020. The position is designed for further professional qualification as defined in § 2 WissZeitVG (Academic Fixed-Term Contract Act). The salary is commensurate with TV-AVH / TVöD EG 13.

The successful candidate will work in the projectReligion for Peace: Identifying Condi-tions and Mechanisms of Interfaith Peace, funded by DFG (the German Research Foun-dation).

The three-year project will study and identify global conditions of interfaith peace by analys-ing a unique global dataset as well as by conducting qualitative fieldwork and behavioural ex-periments. We seek a candidate who is interested in working in an interdisciplinary research environment, very good at analysing cross-country data and willing to conduct fieldwork.

Screening of applications will begin on 6 July 2020.

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