GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences Senior Researcher/Post-Doc


Sunday, February 12, 2017

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is an internationally active research and service institution that is part of the Leibniz Association in Germany. It is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal States.

The GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences is looking for a senior researcher/post-doc for their offices in Cologne, Germany, starting as soon as possible.

The position is part of the project “DominoES – Domino effects in the Earth system – Can Antarctica tip climate policy?” in strong collaboration with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). Together with the Principal Investigators from PIK and GESIS, the postdoctoral scientist will be responsible for identifying theoretical and empirical evidence for the existence of spill-over effects (or tipping-like phenomena) of climate-change to social systems with potentially large-scale consequences on social and political orders.

For more information, please visit the GESIS website.