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June 27, 2022   •   News

Kohimarama is an indigenous-led climate change mitigation and adaptation workshop supported by the Global Research Alliance. Drawing on indigenous experience, ingenuity and resilience, this workshop acts as a platform for indigenous people worldwide to align in the exchange of traditional knowledge, empowering indigenous youth to deliver climate change solutions for a more sustainable future.

June 27, 2022   •   News

Closing date: 11 July 2022

Location: Germany

A Scientific Assistant position is available in the Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, Section Animal Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics starting 01.09.2022. Tasks include:

  • Scientific collaboration and support, in research and teaching, in the field of Animal Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics on topics of animal nutrition, animal-environment interactions, ecosystem services of livestock-based land use systems, and greenhouse gas emissions with a regional focus on Africa and Asia.
  • Independent acquisition of third-party funding and own research in at least one of the fields mentioned above.
  • Teaching in the Bachelor’s and (English-language) Master’s programmes at the universities of Kassel and Göttingen.
  • The successful candidate will be employed by the University of Kassel; work hours are to be distributed equally across the universities of Kassel (Witzenhausen campus) and Göttingen. In the context of supervising research projects in various (sub-)tropical countries, up to three stays abroad of several weeks duration are to be anticipated each year.

Further information can be found here.

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