“Stephan Klasen” postdoc fellowships – Georg-August-Universität

“Stephan Klasen” postdoc fellowships 
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen

The Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen is looking for two postdoctoral researchers in development economics from low- and middle-income countries.

Prof. Dr. h.c. Stephan Klasen, Ph.D. was a German development economist who has made lasting contributions to the economics of poverty, inequality and gender in low- and middle-income countries. The Stephan Klasen Fellowship was established by the University of Göttingen on the occasion of Stephan Klasen’s farewell lecture to honor his achievements for development economics research in Göttingen and his commitment for the training of young scholars. The fellowship period is April 1st, 2022 through March 31st, 2023. Fellows are expected to relocate to Göttingen for the period of the fellowship. The exact start date is subject to current visa and travel restrictions.

Candidates from low- and middle-income countries according to the OECD DAC list of ODA recipients are eligible to apply. Candidates are further required to hold a PhD in development economics (or similar) before the start date of the fellowship. At least one of the two fellowships will be awarded to a female candidate. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favored. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life.


Deadline for applications: November 5, 2021.

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