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Aktuelle Stellenangebote der Einrichtungen und Institute des Thünen-Instituts:

A Scientist (m/f/d)

At the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Economics of the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries a position as

a scientist (m/f/d)

is to be filled earliest in the working area Forest and Society.

The Thünen Institute is a Federal Research Institute in the portfolio of the Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL). Its task is to develop scientific decision support for politics and to expand knowledge for the benefit of the common good. The working area of forest and society examines and assesses the costs and benefits as well as the sustainability of the multiple benefits of forests.


  • Systematically analyse and quantify sustainability effects of the EU Timber Trade Regulation within and outside Europe
  • Analyse suitability of forest certification schemes as a proof of due diligence according to the EU Timber Trade Regulation
  • Analyse importance of certification systems for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Develop requirements for a consistent global system of certifications for the more sustainable use of biogenic resources
  • Process inquiries from market participants regarding the legality of wood and wood products in accordance with the EU Timber Trade Regulation and the Timber Trade Protection Act
  • Cooperate closely with colleagues of the Thünen Centre of Competence on the Origin of Timber
  • Process inquiries from the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture and other ministries
  • Publish scientific papers
  • Initiate, coordinate and collaborate in research projects

 Technical/functional skills:

  • University degree (Diploma/M. Sc.) forestry or related disciplines
  • Proof of independent scientific work through PhD and list of publications
  • Excellent knowledge of structure and function of certification schemes as well as timber trade legislation is required
  • Sound knowledge of sustainability assessment is required

 Personal skills:

  • Operational readiness, flexibility, teamwork and resilience
  • Goal-oriented and independent way of working
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Ability to analyse and present complex scientific issues
  • Excellent command in spoken and written German and English
  • Readiness for regular business trips

The salary is based on the collective agreement for civil service (TVöD). Depending on the fulfilment of personal and tariff requirements the salary is conform to level E13 TVöD. In general, part-time employment is possible.

The Thünen Institute promotes equality between women and men in the workplace and therefore, expressly welcomes applications from women.

The Thünen Institute is committed to inclusion. Applications from people with severe disabilities are therefore expressly welcome. These will be taken into special consideration in the selection process.

For further inquiries, please, contact Dr. Jörg Schweinle (Tel. +49 40 73962-305;) E?mail

Please send preferably electronic applications with reference to position ID ‘2021-133-WF-WuG’ as a single PDF-File until 15.07.2021 to


Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut

Institut für Internationale Waldwirtschaft und Forstökonomie

Dir. und Prof. Prof. Dr. Matthias Dieter


Leuschnerstr. 91, 21031 Hamburg


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