Empirical-quantitative Social Scientist/Economist (f/m/d)

  • Contract
  • Germany
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Forschungszentrum Jülich


Your Job:

  • Dealing with socio-technical research questions in the context of the transformation of the German energy system
  • Conceptualization and analysis of empirical survey studies and Discrete Choice Experiments
  • Development of evidence-based decision recommendations for political, economic and civil society actors
  • Presentation of scientific results at national and international conferences
  • Publication of results in renowned scientific journals

Your Profile:

  • Excellent master`s degree or PhD-degree in the field of social sciences, economics or a comparable field of study
  • Knowledge in the field of quantitative data analysis
  • Motivation to work in the acceptance research of future-oriented energy systems in the fields of heat, electricity, and mobility
  • Independent and structured way of working
  • Willingness to work collaboratively in an international and interdisciplinary team
  • Very good command of German and English
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure

Our Offer:

We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We support you in your work with:

  • A highly motivated working group as well as an international and interdisciplinary working environment at one of Europe`s largest research establishments
  • Outstanding scientific and technical infrastructure
  • Opportunity to participate in (international) conferences and project meetings
  • Comprehensive training courses and individual opportunities for personal and professional further development
  • Extensive company health management
  • Ideal conditions for balancing work and private life, as well as a family-friendly corporate policy
  • Flexible work (location) arrangements, e.g. remote work
  • Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service

We offer you an exciting and varied role in an international and interdisciplinary working environment. Limited until 31.03.26, with possible long-term prospects. Salary and social benefits will conform to the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund), pay group 13, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks assigned to them.

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.

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