RECRUITMENT AT HELMHOLTZ CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH (UFZ) FOR THE POAT OF POSTDOC / RESEARCHER (M/F) ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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RECRUITMENT AT HELMHOLTZ CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH (UFZ) FOR THE POAT OF POSTDOC / RESEARCHER (M/F) ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) with its 1,100 employees has gained an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for environmental sciences. We are part of the largest scientific organisation in Germany, the Helmholtz association. Our mission: Our research seeks to find a balance between social development and the long-term protection of our natural resources.

Join us to develop the environmental law for a sustainable future! The Department for Environmental & Planning Law bundles the legal expertize at the Helmholtz Centre and analyzes the regulatory challenges and pathways of sustainable development within an interdisciplinary research context. Focal fields of our research are: water management, energy transition, nature & biodiversity and chemicals as well as general aspects of sustainable governance. In accordance with the transboundary nature of many of the most pressing environmental problems we attach great importance to international cooperation particularly in the European realm. In order to strengthen our team we are offering a

PostDoc / Researcher (m/f) Environmental Law

working time: 100 % (39 h / week), limited to 3 years

Your tasks:

The holder of this position will

  • do research and publish within the above mentioned fields of research
  • carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in legal and interdisciplinary research groups
  • actively participate in our international and European research activities and environmental law networks, in particular the EELF (eelf.info)
  • work towards further academic qualification,

Your profile:

According to the profile of the position we expect the holder to have the following qualifications

  • First German State Examination in legal sciences or comparable master degree
  • Preferably PhD/dissertation (rated at least magna cum laude or comparable grade)
  • Business fluent English
  • Profound knowledge in the above mentioned focal fields of research
  • experience in scientific collaboration, publishing and interdisciplinary cooperation are advantageous

The following qualifications are useful:

  • Profound knowledge and working experience in the above mentioned focal fields of research
  • Experience in scientific project work and publishing
  • Experience in interdisciplinary cooperation and basic knowledge in relevant fields of economics
  • Practical experiences in environmental law and governance

We offer:

  • Excellent technical facilities which are without parallel
  • The freedom you need to bridge the difficult gap between basic research and close to being ready for application
  • Work in inter-disciplinary, multinational teams and excellent links with national and international research networks
  • A vibrant region with a high quality of life and a wide cultural offering for a balance between family and professional life
  • Interesting career opportunities and an extensive range of training and further education courses
  • Remuneration up to the TVöD public-sector pay grade 13 including attractive public-sector social security benefits.
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