The Department of Economics and Technological Change (ZEF b) of the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn invites applications for
Four PhD positions for 3 years
The successful candidate will conduct his/her PhD as part of a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation project on ‘Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Nexus’ to be implemented in Ethiopia, Ghana, India and Bangladesh. The research will focus on guiding pro-poor investments in the nexus among domestic water quality and quantity; sanitation and hygiene; and related links to agriculture from the bottom-up. The four thematic areas are broadly defined as follows:
Assessment of water and sanitation nexus: synergies and tradeoffs
MSc degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Experimental economics, Agricultural economics, Natural resource economics, Hydrology, ecology and related field with excellent academic results
Application deadline: June 30th, 2012 or until position is filled
The Center for Development Research (www.zef.de) is an international and interdisciplinary academic research institute within the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Germany. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.