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DOC Research Institute, Germany

Research Director in Economics & Political Science

The Research Director in Economics & Political Science

The Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) invites applications for the Research Director (in Economics & Political Science) position.

The Research Director position is located in Berlin, Germany.

About the Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute

The Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) is a think tank that researches and develops proposals that address the key challenges faced by the international community.

DOC Research Institute carries out research into the causes of tension and identifies opportunities for conflict resolution. Its relevance is rooted both in the policy development proposals it puts forward, and in its ongoing engagement with a wide range of international experts.

DOC Research Institute provides an independent forum enabling people around the world to work together, through the fundamental principles of dialogue, to develop applicable analyses and practical solutions for national and international policy-makers and institutions.

Its vision is rooted in the understanding that an open, mutually respectful and equitable dialogue is the fundamental prerequisite for effective cooperation and partnership between civilisations.

DOC’s research areas:

East and West: Bridging the Postmodern Identity Gap

Civilisations Against the Threat of Social Barbarism

Life Space for Humanity: Protecting the Humane in Human Beings

Infrastructure as the Backbone of Global Inclusive Development

Policies, Institutions, and Progress for Global Inclusive Development

The Economics of Post-Modernity: When Conventional Models Fail

Key responsibilities

The Research Director (in Economics & Political Science) leads research in several selected research topics contributing into scientific strategy, focused on inter-cultural and inter-civilizational dialogue development and conflict prevention as well as global transnational infrastructure development.

The work includes the publication of analytical reports, the organisation of round-tables and conferences, and the provision of expert commentary and analysis from international network of reputed academics and sectoral experts.

The successful candidate should have:

Advanced university degree (Master's degree, Ph.D.) in Economics and/or Political Science;

More than 5 years in research and scientific work;

Solid background in Economics & Political Sciences; extensive research experience;

Experience working with a variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations;

Familiarity with research agenda.

Languages

Proficiency in English language, knowledge of at least one other language (Chinese, Arabic, French, German) is an advantage.

Applicants should send a letter of interest contained detailed curriculum vitae with a list of publications, research experience, as well as management positions held.

Please contact: achemnitz@doc-research.org

All applications will be handled in strictest confidence. 

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DOC Research Institute

The Dialogue of Civilisations Research Institute (DOC Research Institute) is a think tank that researches and develops proposals that address the key challenges faced by the international community.

Application details

Published:
2017-02-13
Application deadline:
Unspecified

Please indicate that you saw this advert on Academic Positions when applying.

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