PhD Programmes at The Institute of Environmental Economics and World Trade of the Faculty of Economics and Management
The Institute of Environmental Economics and World Trade of the Faculty of Economics and Management, Leibniz University Hannover invites applications for the position of a 2 positions.
Doctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the DFG-funded long-term project TVSEP
(Salary Scale 13TV-L, 75 o/o)
- One PhD position is from the link below:
Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the DFG-funded long-term project TVSEP
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 °/o)
- The postdoc position is from the link below:
starting on 01.04.2024 or at the earliest possible date. The position is limited to 3 years, with the possibility of an extension.
The long-term project of the Thailand Vietnam Socio-Economic Panel (TVSEP) is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (see: https://www.TVSEP.de). It is a unique and comprehensive primary data project that started in 2006 and includes up to 8 waves of data on about 4,400 rural households in 440 villages in Thailand and Vietnam. Two further waves of the household panel and one additional wave of migrants are to be collected in the following three years. TVSEP promotes research on
topics such as the long-term consequences of shocks, migration, and rural
Responsibilities and duties
Tasks include writing a doctoral thesis based on the long-term project TVSEP; support of the primary data collection in Thailand and Vietnam (including travel); assisting the cleaning and harmonization activities of up to 10 waves of panel data; presenting research results at international conferences and writing and submitting articles to leading academic journals.
Prerequisite is a completed university science degree in economics, agricultural economics or related fields. In addition, the applicant has excellent knowledge of econometrics, panel data analyses and the statistical software Stata. Very good written and spoken English skills are required (knowledge of German, Thai or Vietnamese is an advantage). A strong interest in research on topics of rural transformation, climate change, the environment, migration or globalization is required, as is flexibility, initiative and teamwork in an international research team.
The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants withdisabilities.
Please submit your application with supporting documents before 31.01.2024 digitally to
or alternatively via postal mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat Hannover
Institut fur Umweltokonomik und Welthandel
Privatdozent Dr. Trung Thanh Nguyen
Kbnigsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover
Later applications will be also considered as long as the position has not yet been filled. Please address all eventual questions directly to PD Dr. Nguyen using the above email address.
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