GODAN is pleased to announce that in partnership with the Association for Technology and Structures in Agriculture (KTBL), the Secretariat is seeking applicants for a full-time Researcher position based in Darmstadt, Germany.

The applicant should have a strong background in legal sciences/law studies, information technology or social sciences. The post will examine questions of data ownership and responsible use of data in the context of open data and open access.

Applicant tasks:
 Analyse the current situation in different societal contexts: legal, social and ethical mechanisms;
privacy, copyright, ethical concerns, etc.
 Manage a working group of international experts and organize workshops
 Disseminate results, support the team to advocate for better policy and practice in this area
 Participate in activities of the GODAN Secretariat: meetings and reporting

Applicant profile includes:
 A Master’ Degree and/or PhD in law, information technology or social sciences
 At least 5 years of relevant experience
 Willingness and ability to travel internationally, roughly once a month for a few days at a time
 A good command of English and German; knowledge of other languages is advantageous
 An understanding of digital technologies and the acumen to demonstrate their impact on society

The offer:
 Start of employment as soon as possible, fixed-term contract until December 31st, 2020
 Main workplace: Darmstadt, Germany
 Salary according to the German TVöD Bund level E13
 Fulltime position, 39 h/week; Working hours flexible according to individual requirements and in coordination with the team
 Reimbursement of travel costs according to the German Bundesreisekostengesetz (BRKG)

People with disabilities will be preferred, given the same qualification.

Daniel Martini can answer questions regarding this position: E-Mail: d.martini[at]ktbl[dot]de, phone: +49 6151 7001-126.


Expiry date: Friday, 9 March, 2018
City: Darmstadt
Countries: Germany
Institution: GODAN