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Job vacancy: Research fellow (m/f/d) (DR/158/22) - Apply until Nov. 30th, 2022

As part of the joint research project ATRAKTIV on transformative innovation systems in rural areas, we are offering one research fellowship:

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 until Nov. 30th, 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 hanischm[at] and katrin.barth[at]

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 Berlin:

Please visit our German website or, which gives you access to the legally binding German version (see enclosed pdf for both versions).