Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
Veröffentlicht am: 13.03.2023

Postdoc in “Climate Federalism”

Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research together with the Institute of Public Law and the Institute of Political Science, University of Bern, Switzerland

Bewerbungsfrist: 30.04.2023

Beginn: 01.09.2023

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(80-100%, two years, with the option of a one-year extension)


Profile of the candidate

The successful candidate holds a PhD either in political science or in public law, ideally with experience in federalist studies and environmental governance. The candidate speaks German or French fluently and is proficient in English. Experience in conducting interviews, coding or analyzing legal texts, and in-depth knowledge of the Swiss federalist system are a plus.



Starting date is September 1, 2023, or upon agreement. Employment conditions and remuneration in accordance with the standards of the University of Bern, Switzerland. The salary ranges between 88,000 and 100,000 CHF p.a. (gross salary; ca 90-100,000 US$). For further information please contact Dr. Charlotte Blattner (



All applications received before April 30, 2023, will be reviewed, and further applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send your application documents as a single pdf including CV, motivation letter, an outline of the planned project (one page max.), and contact information for three references via e-mail to