Research Assistant in Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
Humboldt University of Berlin lnstitute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences


Kategorie(n)Wissenschaftliches Personal

Anzahl der Stellen:1

Einsatzort:Faculty of Life Sciences, lnstitute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences

Bewerbung bis:05.11.20


Research and teaching of courses offered by the Agrifood Chain Management Group in the bachelor and master degree programs of the Institute in English and German; Responsibilities to further own scientific qualification by conceptualization and acquisition of third-party funding to conduct research at the interface of agrifood chain governance, business decisions and consumer expectations, Conceptualization and implementation of research at the interface of sustainable development, management of agrifood value chains, business decisions and consumer expectations; Project management, Communication with project partners; Preparation of scientific publications, project proposals and project reports; (Re-)presentation of projects and the Agrifood Chain Management Group to the scientific community and general public

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Dagmar Mithöfer (


Doctorate in agricultural or development economics or economics; Knowledge of theoretical concepts with relevance to the management of agrifood value chains; Knowledge and experience in quantitative empirical methods of social research/econometrics and corresponding software; International scientific publications; Very good knowledge of German and fluent written and spoken English; Communication skills, ability to work in a team, flexibility and intercultural competence; Willingness to conduct field work in international projects; Passion for topics in sustainable development and agrifood chain management; Strong interest in the application of socio-economic analytical tools (including experiments) in the field of development economics is an advantage

Please send your application (including a cover letter, a CV, relevant certificates) quoting the reference number AN/250/20, to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Life Sciences, lnstitute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Agrifood Chain Management Group, Prof. Dr. Dagmar Mithöfer, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably by e-mail as one PDF document to Ms. Jessica Scheffler (, Secretarial Assistant at the Agrifood Chain Management Group.

HU seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Applications of researchers from abroad are welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with equal qualifications. Applicants with migration background are highly welcome. Since application materials will not be returned, we ask you to send only copies of all documents.

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