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Resilience for Development colloquium

In collaboration with GRAID (Guidance for Resilience in the Anthropocene: Investments for Development, a collaborative project between the Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden, the CSIR and Centre for Complex Systems in Transition in Stellenbosch, and other international partners) SAPECS held its second colloquium in Johannesburg on the 8-10th of May 2017, focusing on ‘Resilience for […]

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Internship: Emerging Professional for Climate Change – deadline 21 April

Internship: Emerging Professional for Climate Change This internship position has opened at the Association for Water and Rural Development (AWARD), an NGO based in Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province. This position will form part of the AWARD team within the USAID RESILIM-Olifants program, the purpose being to reduce vulnerability through building improved transboundary governance and management of […]

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Vacancy: 1-year post-doctoral researcher for the “World In 2050” based in Stockholm at Future Earth

Future Earth has a great opportunity for a 1-year post doc at Future Earth (a Future Earth Fellow). The successful candidate will focus on global sustainability synthesis in a key area relevant to the “World In 2050” (TWI2050) project and develop closer links between Future Earth’s Earth system modelling communities and TWI2050. Find out more […]

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Vacancy: Deputy Director, African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI), University of Cape Town

Deputy Director, African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI), University of Cape Town (UCT) (Associate Professor or Professor level, 5 year contract) Application information: https://www.uct.ac.za/about/intro/vacancies/external Closing date 28 Feb 2017   ACDI information: http://www.acdi.uct.ac.za UCT information: http://www.uct.ac.za Informal enquiries: ACDI Director, Prof Mark New, mark.new@uct.ac.za   The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) was established in […]

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Senior Position in Department of Environmental Science, Grahamstown

Associate Professor/Professor/Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in Department of Environmental Science Rhodes University, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape  R 766066 Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Department of Environmental Science (5 year contract) Recognising that diversity is important in achieving excellence, Rhodes University especially encourages South African members of underrepresented designated groups to apply. Spouses and partners of existing […]

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MSc opportunity in conservation agriculture at Rhodes University

MSc project on conservation agriculture as part the Rhodes University Sustainable Land Management for Rural Resilience Project (GEF5 Project, Eastern Cape) (Download the original advert here.) Project overview and responsibilities An MSc in the field of conservation agriculture is being offered by the Department of Environmental Science, Rhodes University, as part of a Sustainable Land […]

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Three open positions at the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA)

Country Programme Directors: Botswana, Lesotho and Malawi The Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) is seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of Country Programme Directors in Botswana, Lesotho and Malawi for an anticipated three-year funded programme to strengthen democratic structures and institutions of political parties in each of these SADC countries, with […]

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Renewable Energy postdoc at Stellenbosch University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Complex Systems in Transition is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position for anyone with a PhD who is interested in focusing on the financial dimensions of South Africa’s renewable energy programme (REIPPPP). Introduction to the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition The Centre for Complex Systems […]

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PhD position in agroecology with a focus on South African landscapes – University of Goettingen

PhD position in agroecology at the University of Goettingen (Germany), with a focus on South African landscapes “A biodiversity hotspot faces intensification of viticulture: The role of fynbos remnants for the conservation of butterflies”   Start: 15th April 2017. 3-year position (TV-L E13 65%) Biodiversity hotspots are global priority areas for nature conservation, as they […]

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Applications open: SERSD MSc programme at the Stockholm Resilience Centre

The Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden offers a 2-year Master’s Programme on Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development (SERSD), starting in autumn (northern hemisphere) every year. The programme aims to enhance students’ knowledge of the complex interactions between ecological and social dynamics in the context of change and uncertainty. In the 2-year Master’s programme students are introduced to multiple research approaches […]

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