Stellenangebot: Research fellow with expected 66,6 % part-time employment – E 13 TV-L HU (third-party funding for 4 years)


The IRI THESys is a flagship activity of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin which contributes to sharpening the university’s research profile in sustainability science by bringing together scientists from the humanities, social and natural science. For more information visit:

Job description:

Scientific services in research as one of seven PhD researchers in the interdisciplinary project “Water4Whom”, especially research on social in/equality in everyday life with multipurpose reservoirs in three case studies in Colombia; Research themes include livelihoods, access to water and water-related resources, adaptation strategies and capacities to aspire that will then be contrasted with the work of the other PhD researchers.


Master degree in Social Anthropology, Human Geography or related subject; interest in multi-sited ethnographic research around dams in Colombia; interest in interdisciplinary collaboration; experience with ethnographic field work; excellent command of the Spanish and English languages; good communication skills; willingness to spend extended periods of time in rural Colombia; familiarity with water research, Latin America and theories of environmental justice will be an asset

More information about the project can be found here: or please contact Prof. Dr. Jörg Niewöhner ( or Prof. Dr. Tobias Krüger (

The official job advertisment can be found here. The application deadline is the 15.12.2020.