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Call for Research Chair: Coupled Human-Natural Systems (CHANS) in Montane Environments as SES

The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) and the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU; based on the Qwaqwa Campus of the University of the Free State) are calling for comprehensive expressions of interest from suitable candidates for a National Research Foundation (NRF) Research Chair in Coupled Human-Natural Systems in Montane Environments. The focus of the Chair […]

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Post-doc position: Exploring Food Systems Transformations in Africa’s Rapidly Changing Cities

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: EXPLORING FOOD SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATIONS IN AFRICA’S RAPIDLY CHANGING CITIES   Location: South Africa and the Netherlands Start: September 2018   The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on African city food systems, beginning early September 2018. The postdoc will be based in […]

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Postdoctoral fellow position available at Dartmouth College

The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) at Dartmouth College is looking for a postdoctoral fellow. ENVS is a diverse community of scholars who conduct innovative research within and across the natural and environmental social sciences (http://envs.dartmouth.edu). Faculty within ENVS are members of the novel interdisciplinary EEES PhD Program (https://sites.dartmouth.edu/EEES/). The fellow will have the opportunity to […]

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PhD position on the role of global regimes in sustainability transitions

The Department of Environmental Social Sciences (ESS) is looking for a PhD candidate in the Innovation Studies group (Cirus) at Eawag, within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. The student […]

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Free online course on resilience thinking for transforming development practice – starts April 30

With concerns about climate and global environmental changes, extreme events, and increases in social, economic, and political shocks, the concept of resilience is proving useful across a range of sectors as a way to understand and respond to a turbulent and often surprise-riddled world. Resilience thinking is more than a theory, more than a set […]

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PhD position with the Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR)

The Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (RU-SLMRR) that forms part of a broader Global Environment Facility 5 (GE5F) funded sustainable land management (SLM) project implemented in South Africa is seeking a PhD candidate to investigate barriers and enablers to community-driven natural resources governance in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The study […]

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Open call for academic writing at the Rockefeller Foundation

The Bellagio Centre Residence Program at the Rockefeller Foundation offers a setting conducive to focused work, and the unparalleled opportunity to establish new connections with fellow residents from a stimulating array of disciplines and geographies during residencies of up to 4 weeks. There is a competition for academic writing which opens on March 1, 2018 with a final […]

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Transdisciplinary PhD project in Germany

The Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are inviting applicants for a three-year, full-time position as a PhD research fellow in the French-German project “A Sea of Connections: Contextualizing Fisheries in the South Pacific Region” (SOCPacific). Starting in May 2018, this interdisciplinary project (anthropology, geography and political ecology in dialogue with marine […]

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Post for a Communications Officer at ASSAR

ASSAR (Adaption at Scale at Semi-Arid Regions) are looking for a science communications manager from 1 May – 31 August 2018. ASSAR research project falls under the African Climate and Development Initiative (ADCI), a strategic initiative at the University of Cape Town that coordinates and enhances research and teaching on climate and development across departments and […]

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