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The University of Potsdam, DFG Research Training Group on
calls for applications for:
all starting in October 2015.
+++ Applications for 2015 are now closed +++
The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam calls for applications for its DFG Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD).
* Applicants for the one-year Qualifying Fellowship do not have to hand in a Dissertation Proposal yet.
The Dissertation Proposal for a doctoral fellowship should focus on the overall thematic agenda of WIPCAD and will address preferably, but not limited to, one of the following topics:
|1||The influence of “new” forms of political participation on policy-making|
|2||Wicked problems and the structure and organization of governments|
|3||Modeling of processing wicked problems in public administrations|
|4||Local public sector reforms, leadership and coordination – coping locally with contestation and wicked problems|
|5||Knowledge generation/utilization; monitoring and evaluation of public administrations/public sector organizations; evidence-based decision-making in politics and administration|
|6||Climate clubs: concepts, models, empirics|
|7||Entrepreneurship & credible commitment|
|8||Organization and management of climate change adaptation in the developing world|
|9||Organizational adjustments and change in international aid agencies|
|10||Dealing with wicked problems in organizations|
|11||Solving wicked problems through design thinking and social entrepreneurship|
Complete applications should be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com by March 31, 2015.
More detailed information on the application procedure you will find here: WIPCAD Application Process.
For any further questions, please feel free to contact the coordination office (firstname.lastname@example.org).