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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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Short-term postdoctoral research fellowship with ACDI

The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to identify research gaps as well as policy gaps, in the South African and African context using science literature, national and international policies and guidelines, and grey literature. The literature review will be complemented by telephonic and in-person interviews with key researchers, […]

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Professor in the Department of Environmental Science

Academic, Eastern Cape East London R 819159 Annually Professor in the Department of Environmental Science 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 staff members are also encouraged to apply. Please note that this appointment will be […]

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Postdoctoral position with The Natural Capital Project: modeling urban ecosystem services

Natural Capital Project Postdoctoral Associate Understanding and modeling urban ecosystem services The Natural Capital Project at Stanford seeks a creative and independent researcher to support the development of models, tools, and approaches to assess urban ecosystem services. The postdoc will lead the technical development of the models and their application in case studies in the […]

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Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School

The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School seeks to recruit its third cohort of Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Bacon Fellowship brings together emerging leaders from the government, business, and the NGO communities eager to take up the mantle of environmental leadership by bringing new ideas and innovation […]

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Call for Applicants for SASAC Doctoral Scholarships for Research using a Systems Analysis Methodology – 2018

The Southern African Systems Analysis Centre (SASAC), launched in November 2011 is a multi-year initiative coordinated by the University of the Western Cape, in partnership with the Universities’ of Limpopo and the Witwatersrand, and Stellenbosch. This initiative takes cognisance of additional and multi-level systems analysis capacity interventions, and a comprehensive approach to policy related activities in South- and Southern Africa. SASAC has dedicated […]

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