Postdoctoral researcher for Design of Stakeholder Interaction in Living Labs in Agricultural Landscapes




Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Start Date

Monday, November 1, 2021

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Your tasks:

  • Development of a framework for organizing stakeholder interaction processes for a LL in agricultural landscapes, adhering to the transdisciplinary research in the lab, in collaboration with a position on participatory modelling
  • Analysis, maintenance and expansion of existing regional stakeholder networks, based on interests, norms and resources as well as on ongoing regional and local development processes
  • Organization of suitable events (workshops, etc.) to ensure stakeholder involvement in the conceptual design of the LL and network, iterative joint specification of real-world problem and co-design of related research and innovation activities in the up to three LL pilots.
  • Building and strengthening of sustainable network structures as a basis for long-running cooperation opportunities
  • Publication of respective journal paper(s) and internal reports

Your qualifications:

  • Academic background in social sciences plus interdisciplinary background or proven experience in agricultural or environmental science, additional background in spatial sciences is an advantage
  • Proven experience in transdisciplinary and or transformative research and participatory approaches
  • Proven experiences in approaches for stakeholder analysis, network analysis, participatory approaches (design and methods)
  • Proven knowledge and experience in transdisciplinary and / or transformative research and project management
  • Experience in local and regional development processes ■ High motivation to work in an interdisciplinary team and for direct interactions with local stakeholders; openness for transdisciplinary constellations
  • Fluency in German language (level C2), very good command of the English language
  • German driving licence