The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien an independent social-science research institute based in Hamburg is offering the following three positions as part of a Leibniz Junior Research Group on “Sources and Consequences of Legitimation Strategies of Regional Organizations” headed by Prof. Dr. Tobias Lenz:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Fellow to work on regional legitimacy crises (doctoral position)

Research Fellow to work on the normative foundations of regional organisations (doctoral position)

For further information, please visit Prof. Lenz’s website ( or contact him directly (email:, phone: +49 (0)40 – 428 25 765).