Tuesday, November 27, 2007

FELLOWSHIP- Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Resources and Political Order in Central Asia

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FELLOWSHIP- Post-Doc Fellowship, Resources & Political Order in Central Asia

Posted by: Andrea Schmitz <andrea.schmitz@swp-berlin.org>

The German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung
Wissenschaft und Politik) in Berlin is offering a post-doctoral
fellowship funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation for a period of 2
years for research on the following topic:

Resources and political order in Central Asia: Historical foundations,
contemporary challenges and prospects for development.

We are looking for post-doctoral
* historians with a relevant regional specialization
* social scientists with a good knowledge of economics
* economists with a focus on political economy
* development or transition economists with knowledge of the post-Soviet space

The successful candidate will already possess expertise on Central
Asia, and research experience in the region would be desirable. A good
working knowledge of German is essential, and knowledge of Russian
would be a significant asset.

The candidate should be willing to work in Berlin.

Applications should include a CV, academic transcripts and diplomas,
names and addresses of 2 scientific references, and a project exposé
of max. 5 pages.

Please send your application to:

Dr. Andrea Schmitz
Forschungsgruppe Russland / GUS
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

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