European Nodal Office

European Nodal Office

European Land-use Institute (ELI)

+49 345 55 26066

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Institute for Geosciences and Geography
Dept. Sustainable Landscape Development
06120 Halle (Saale)
Germany

Focus on: land management, land use planning and land use policies.

People in This Office

 

Events

 

August

30

Sunday, August 30, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, September 2, 2020 (All day)

The call for abstracts is now open for the international conference "From Plans to Land Change: Dynamics of Urban Regions”, taking place August 30 – September 2, 2020 in Birmensdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland. Deadline to submit an abstract is 29 February 2020.

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August

31

Monday, August 31, 2020 (All day) to Friday, September 4, 2020 (All day)

Between August 31 and September 4 2020, we will discuss challenges facing ecological restoration in post-2020 Europe, and particularly, how can ecological restoration promote the recovery of damaged, degraded and destroyed socio-ecological systems in these critical times. Abstract submission now open through 17 April 2020.

Conference website

September

8

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission is organising a virtual workshop series entitled "Strengthening and connecting science for policy eco-systems in Europe". The first workshop in the series is "Science for Policymaking at the Centre of National Government" followed by sessions on science for policymaking in member states and in Parliaments in September and October. Deadline to register is 7 August 2020.

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September

9

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (All day) to Friday, September 11, 2020 (All day)

INPUT2020 conference in Catania, Italy, in September 2020 will focus on how to integrate Nature-Based Solutions in urban and regional planning processes and science and intends to gather international scholars in the field of urban and regional planning, civil engineering and architecture, ecology and social science, to build and consolidate the knowledge and evidence on Nature Based Solutions and to help an efficient implementation and replication of solutions. The call for papers is now open until 29th of February and abstracts must be submitted through the INPUT2020 website.

Conference website

November

6

Friday, November 6, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, November 7, 2020 (All day)

The Department of Earth Sciences of the ETH Zurich and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) cordially invite you to participate in the 18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting to be held on Friday, 6 November and Saturday, 7 November, 2020 in Zurich.

May

17

Monday, May 17, 2021 (All day) to Friday, May 21, 2021 (All day)

The 3rd ESP Europe conference has been rescheduled for 17-20 May 2021, and the call for sessions is open until 30 September 2020. We encourage active members within ESP Working Groups, Regional Chapters and National Networks to submit a session proposal. Also, non-ESP members working in the field of ecosystem services as academics, policy makers or practitioners are very welcome to submit a session proposal.

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Jobs

 

Research Professor in Earth Surface Processes in the Anthropocene

KU Leuven

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Friday, September 18, 2020

The Science, Engineering and Technology Group of KU Leuven, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, invites scholars to apply for a full‐time research professorship in the Research unit Geography and Tourism. This position is funded by the Special Research Fund (BOFZAP), established by the Flemish Government. Deadline to apply is 18 September 2020.

Postdoctoral Research Position in Political Ecology

University of Zurich

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Monday, August 31, 2020

The Department of Geography at the University of Zurich is advertising a position as Postdoctoral researcher in the field of political ecology and conservation geography. The successful candidate will be part of the Space, Nature and Society research group, led by Norman Backhaus, that focuses on social and spatial aspects of nature conservation and landscape development. Deadline to apply is 31 August 2020.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Food, Biodiversity and Climate Nexus

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Are you keen to explore the food, biodiversity and climate nexus using an interdisciplinary perspective? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Deadline to apply is 31 August 2020.

Research Scholar in Economic Modeling of the Global Food System and Forestry for Sustainable Development

IIASA Ecosystems Services and Management Program

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Monday, August 31, 2020

The successful candidate will work in the team around the partial equilibrium model GLOBIOM, and further develop and apply this model in the framework of international research and policy projects. Deadline to apply is 31 August 2020.

Research Scholar in Development/ Agricultural/Forestry  Economics for Regional Studies

IIASA Ecosystems Services and Management Program

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Monday, August 31, 2020

The IIASA ESM Program is hiring an applied economist of development, agriculture or forestry to work on land use modeling in national and regional contexts for interdisciplinary research and policy applications. Deadline to apply is 31 August 2020.

PhD position: Biodiversity conservation in times of climate change

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Are you willing to contribute to the implementation of the global biodiversity targets using an interdisciplinary perspective? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Deadline to apply is 24 August 2020.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban and Regional Development

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in urban and regional development starting 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Deadline to apply is 9 August 2020.

Associate Professor in Urban and Regional Development

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for an associate professor in urban and regional development starting 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Deadline to apply is 9 August 2020.

Open Topic Tenure Track Position in Agricultural Landscape Research

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

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Monday, August 3, 2020

This Open Topic Tenure Track Call invites applicants dynamic and highly motivated, preferably early career researchers, who conduct outstanding innovative research that falls within the ZALF research domain and contributes to any of ZALF’s Research Areas or Platforms (www.zalf.de/en/). Deadline to apply is 3 August 2020.

Tenure Track Position for a Scientist on “Remote Sensing in Landscape Research”

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)

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Monday, August 3, 2020

This Classic Tenure Track Call invites candidates with the ambition to use the full range of remote sensing technologies (satellite-borne, airborne, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)) to describe and analyse landscape structures in the context of environmental and agricultural research in an innovative way, e.g., to assess matter fluxes and turnover rates (e.g., evapotranspiration or photosynthesis). Deadline to apply is 3 August 2020.

Associate Professor in Global Change Ecology

University of Bergen

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

There is a vacancy for an associate professor in Global Change Ecology at the Center for Sustainable Area Management, Department of Biological Sciences (BIO), University of Bergen (UiB). Deadline to apply is 1 August 2020.

PhD in land use and ecosystem services modeling

ETH Zurich

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Monday, July 20, 2020

The 4-year PhD position will work in the frame of the VALPAR.CH project. The project aims to assess the added value of a functioning ecological infrastructure (EI) for Switzerland and is part of the Action Plan of the Swiss Biodiversity Strategy. Deadline to apply is 20 July 2020.

Professor in Sustainability Science

Stockholm Resilience Centre

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Stockholm Resilience Centre seeks to fill a professorship funded by the Curt Bergfors Foundation, which will focus on exploring and further developing the knowledge required to work towards a sustainable food system.

Early Post Doc Position: Geospatial analysis of agricultural and forest landscapes

University of Bern

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The University of Bern seeks an early post doc to better operationalise resilient landscapes, to identify how agricultural and forest landscapes and the dependent livelihoods or land uses can better adapt to climate change, droughts, crop pests and diseases outbreaks.

PhD position: "Assessing the effectiveness and equity of zero-deforestation commitment implementation in the palm oil sector"

ETH Zurich

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Monday, June 22, 2020

With support from the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Environmental Policy Lab of ETH Zurich is offering a 48-month PhD position for an early-stage researcher in the areas of environmental policy, sustainable food systems, and land system science.

PhD Position assessing the palm oil sector

ETH Zurich

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Monday, June 22, 2020

The Environmental Policy Lab of ETH Zurich is offering a 48-month PhD position for an early-stage researcher in the areas of environmental policy, sustainable food systems, and land system science, specifically assessing the effectiveness and equity of zero-deforestation commitment. Deadline to apply is 22 June 2020. implementation in the palm oil sector. Deadline to apply is 22 June 2020.

PhD position in sustainable land-use and agricultural systems

Chalmers University of Technology

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

This is an open PhD position at Chalmers University of Technology, where the student will be able to formulate a research project within the broad and interdisciplinary field of land system science. Deadline to apply is 21 June 2020.

Teaching assistant landscape planning, spatial development, environmental sciences or geography

ETH Zuerich

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

The Planning of Landscape and Urban Systems (PLUS) group at the Institute for Spatial and Landscape Development (IRL) at ETZ Zuerich focuses on integrating the goals of sustainable spatial and landscape development, economic viability and responsible governance into spatial planning. As part of the teaching and research of the department, we are looking for a science as of August 1, 2020. Deadline to apply is 20 June 2020.

Research Associate

University of Kassel

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The Social-Ecological Interactions group of GLP Member Tobias Plieninger seeks a research associate for a project funded by the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA): “ConServeTerra - Overcoming the physical and mental barriers for upscaling Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean”.

PhD in global agronomy

INRAE and University of Bordeaux

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Monday, June 15, 2020

A PhD project is proposed at Bordeaux Sciences Agro (Univ. Bordeaux) and INRAE on the following topic: Could organic farming expansion be limited by the availability of soil phosphorus? A systemic analysis at the global scale. The PhD student will be co-supervised by Prof Thomas Nesme (Univ. Bordeaux) and Dr Sylvain Pellerin (INRAE). Deadline to apply is 15 June 2020.

13 available Early Stage Researcher/PhD positions

NEWAVE (Next Water Governance)

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

The NEWAVE Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network is seeking top candidates that have strong professional experience in the field of water and environmental governance (for example NGOs, International Organizations, etc) and candidates that have very strong analytical capacities for 13 fully-funded PhD positions.

Director, Group on Earth Observations Secretariat

World Meteorological Organization

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Secretariat of the Group on Earth Observation (GEO) in Geneva has just published the vacancy notice for the position of Director. Applications are due 6 May 2020.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Professor of Geoinformatics

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a professor of geoinformatics with a specific focus on GIS applications in geosciences, geography, urban and landscape planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design. EXTENDED! Deadline to apply is now 19 April 2020.

Associate Professor in Geoinformatics

University of Copenhagen

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen invites applications for an associate professor in geoinformatics with a specific focus on GIS applications in geosciences, geography, urban and landscape planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design. Deadline to apply is 26 March 2020.

Research assistant in land-use decision modeling and landscape quality evaluation

ETH Zurich

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Friday, March 20, 2020

The Chair of Planning of Landscape and Urban Systems (PLUS) at ETH Zurich is offering a research assistant position in spatial modelling for land use decisions and the evaluation of landscape quality in rural areas. Deadline to apply is 22 March 2020.

Postdoctoral Researcher – Integrated Environmental Modelling

The University of Edinburgh

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, seeks an individual with environmental modelling and quantitative analytical skills to work within an interdisciplinary research group including GLP Members Mark Rounsevell and Peter Alexander focusing on land use and food security. The successful candidate will work on an existing global model of the food system, land use change and human dietary health (PLUM) and the development of new integrated modelling approaches for land use change, including urban, agricultural and forest land uses. Deadline to apply is 25 February 2020.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien

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Friday, January 31, 2020

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien seeks a research fellow who will contribute to a project in the CRC 990 (Collaborative Research Center 990, EFForTS, http://www.uni-goettingen.de/efforts) that investigates the ecological-socioeconomic trade-offs in different land-use systems in Sumatra, Indonesia. Application review will begin 31 January 2020.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Department of Geography of the University of Namur

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Department of Geography of the University of Namur is offering a 30-month postdoc position for a researcher interested in the development of an agent-based model (ABM) to derive high-resolution land use and land cover change scenarios for the future at the scale of the studied regions located in five European countries. Deadline to apply is 25 January 2020.

PhD position, Land based mitigation for climate change: modelling mitigation options and trade-offs

University of Edinburgh

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

This project will investigate land based mitigation options for climate change and their associated trade-offs using a state-of-the-art global land use model. Position will be supervised by Mark Rounsevell and Peter Alexander. Deadline to apply is 9 Jan 2020.

Assistant Professor of Human Geography

University of Copenhagen

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Monday, December 16, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a three year position as assistant professor in Human Geography with a specific focus on land systems and land use change in the Global South. The position is open for three years with the possibility for extension. Deadline to apply is 16 December 2019.

PhD - Plurality of values of urban biodiversity

Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3)

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The project, jointly sponsored by the Basque Government and the Vitoria-Gasteiz city council, aims at identifying the multiple values of urban biodiversity in general, and the ways in which ‘relational values’ are articulated, in particular. Deadline to apply is 10 December 2019.

Postdoc in Human Geography with a focus on political urbanism and sustainable spatial development

University of Bern

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The Institute of Geography of the University of Bern is offering a 4-year postdoc position for candidates who are interested in critical theoretical as well as empirical engagement with land policy, land-use planning, housing studies, resource governance, and sustainable spatial development in a context of urban and societal transformation.

Two 4-year PhD positions in Geography in the SNF project "Governing densification" (GoverDENSE)

University of Bern

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The Institute of Geography of the University of Bern is looking for two PhDs to analyze the densification strategies of local authorities, investors and other main actors of urban development and investigate how they contribute to reduce urban sprawl. The project wants to understand how densification processes are governed and simultaneously questions the impacts of current attempts at increasing the performance of planning implementation in terms of sustainability.

4-year PhD position in the field of Geography/GIS-Analysis in the SNF project "Governing densification" (GoverDENSE)

University of Bern

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The Institute of Geography of the University of Bern seeks a PhD to develop and apply geospatial approaches to model and analyze regional densification processes based on changes in building stocks. Under the guidance of the senior members of the project and in close cooperation with two other PhD researchers, you will conduct the spatial analysis of two case studies, the city-regions of Bern and Utrecht (Netherlands).

Researcher in agent-based modelling of cross-scale interactions in agricultural food production systems

Stockholm Resilience Centre

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

The selected candidate will be part of the MuSES project at the Stockholm Resilience Centre and work in an interdisciplinary team that includes modelers, empirical researchers from the social and natural sciences and philosophers (www.seslink.org). He/she will lead research on the development of an agent-based model of cross-scale interactions in agricultural food systems in a developing world context in close cooperation with empirical researchers within the project, at SRC and beyond. Deadline 30 November 2019.

PhD fellowship, linkages between deforestation and dietary changes in low-income countries

University of Copenhagen

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD fellowship as part of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant project FORESTDIET led by assistant professor Laura Vang Rasmussen. The scholarship will commence 1 March 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Two postdoc fellowships on linkages between deforestation and dietary changes in low-income countries

University of Copenhagen

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

The postdoctoral fellows will contribute to the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant project FORESTDIET led by Laura Vang Rasmussen. They will be expected to co-develop research that examines how forest loss and forest fragmentation influence dietary quality.

Research assistant in land-use decision modeling and remote sensing

ETH Zurich

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Chair of Planning of Landscape and Urban Systems (PLUS) at ETH Zurich is offering a research assistant position in spatial modelling and remote sensing for land use decisions, risk assessment, and ecosystem service mapping.

Professorship in Digital Geography

Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for a W2 Professorship in “Digital Geography”, beginning at the earliest possible date.

Assistant Professor in Societal Challenges of Climate Change Impacts

University of Lausanne

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment (FGSE) of the University of Lausanne invites applications for a professorship in the Societal Challenges of Climate Change Impacts, to be based in the Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD).

Postdoctoral position in field-based research and modelling of permafrost-affected ecosystems in Greenland at Center for Permafrost

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Center for Permafrost (CENPERM) at University of Copenhagen is recruiting a postdoctoral associate to work with field-based ecosystem manipulations and upscaling of ecosystem processes with a focus on soil physics and biogeochemical processes in Greenland. The position is for two years.

Research Fellow: Large-scale land acquisitions, land use change, and governance

GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Applications are invited for a full-time position, with an initial contract of 18 months (with a possibility of extension for another 2 years, conditional on funding), starting on 1 September 2019.

Associate Professorship in Social and Urban Geography

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen invites applications for associate professorship in Social and Urban Geography starting 1 February 2020.

Tenure-track assistant professor in Social and Urban Geography

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen invites applications for tenure-track assistant professorship in Social and Urban Geography starting 1 February 2020.

Full Professorship for Soil Sciences

Humboldt University

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Faculty of Life Sciences, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Humboldt University, invites applications for a Full Professorship for ‘Soil Sciences’ starting from October 1, 2020.

Associate Professor in Soil Science

University of Copenhagen

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as associate professor in soil science to start 1 January 2020.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Soil Science

University of Copenhagen

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Soil Science starting 1 January 2020.

Technical Consultant for data discovery and mobilization on land-use and biodiversity change in Arabic-speaking countries

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Monday, August 5, 2019

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig and Leipzig University offer this position in Leipzig as soon as possible. The preferred starting date is August to October 2019 or shortly thereafter.

Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing of Ecosystems and Climate

University of Copenhagen

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in remote sensing of terrestrial ecosystems and climate. The position is open from 1 February 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Assistant Professor Sustainable Land Use

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor to develop and implement innovative research related to sustainable land use at global to local scales with a focus on climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Postdoc on opportunities for plant protein production in Europe

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Are you interested in sustainable food and farming systems, and would you like to join an interdisciplinary project on improving plant protein production in Europe? Apply at the Environmental Geography Group of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. They have a postdoc position within the ERA-net project LegumeGAP that analyses the potential and externalities of legume production in Europe.

Postdoc: Resilience of forests as a socio-ecological system: linking theory to practice in Eastern Europe

Bournemouth University

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

The Department of Life and Environmental Sciences at Bournemouth University is looking for a post-doctoral candidate to apply for the Marie Sklodowska – Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF 2019) on the topic of forest resilience.

PhD position: Agricultural biodiversity and associated services across rural-urban landscapes – modelling studies

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

The research unit has a wide disciplinary scope, covering diverse dimensions of Socio-Ecological Systems along the rural-urban interface. Its research programme addresses transition processes in agriculture, ecology, economy, and society that are linked to rapid urbanization, using Bangalore, an emerging megacity in South India, as an example. Research will be carried out in close cooperation with Indian partner institutions.

Postdoc Researcher: Addressing multiple uncertainties in spatiotemporal statistic modelling of global land-use dynamics

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

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Monday, May 20, 2019

To model and analyse recent land-use dynamics using cutting-edge methodologies in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, we offer an exciting three-year postdoctoral researcher position at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv).

Doctoral Researcher: Validation, uncertainty analysis, and long-term improvement of global land-use data

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

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Monday, May 20, 2019

To advance the validation and continuous improvement of land-use datasets using cutting-edge methodologies in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, we offer an exciting three-year doctoral researcher position at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv).

Postdoc on “Addressing Multiple Uncertainties in Spatiotemporal Statistical Modelling of Global Land-use Dynamics”

iDiv

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Monday, May 20, 2019

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig seeks to fill the above position in Leipzig at the earliest opportunity (preferably in summer 2019).

Doctoral Researcher on “Validation, Uncertainty Analysis, and Long-term Improvement of Global Land-use Data”

iDiv

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Monday, May 20, 2019

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig seeks to fill the above position in Leipzig at the earliest opportunity (preferably in summer 2019).

Assistant Professor position in Complexity Science for Sustainable Development

University of Twente

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

The Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainable Development (CSTM), University of Twente (UT), the Netherlands, invite applications for an Assistant Professor position in Complexity Science for Sustainable Development. The Assistant Professor will be embedded within the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) and will be part of the BMS RESILIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM.

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Governing Resilience of integrated RURBAN areas

University of Twente

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

The Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainable Development (CSTM), University of Twente (UT) and the 4TU.Federation strategic program on ‘Designing Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering’ (DeSIRE), the Netherlands, invite applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Governing Resilience of integrated RURBAN areas.

Postdoc: Scenarios for plant protein production in Europe

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Are you interested in sustainable food and farming systems, and would you like to join an interdisciplinary project on improving plant protein production in Europe? Please apply at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Postdoctoral Researcher: Environmental drivers of biodiversity change

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Exciting two-year Postdoc position at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-JenaLeipzig to develop data-driven theory on the attribution of biodiversity change.

Research Fellows

Ikerbasque - the Basque Foundation for Science

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Ikerbasque - the Basque Foundation for Science, has launched a new call offering 20 positions for postdoctoral researchers. These positions are financed by the Basque Government, the European Commission and the host institution where the researcher will develop his/her research: therefore the acceptance letter of the host institution is mandatory.

Postdoctoral researcher - Landscapes for biodiversity and ecosystem services

Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre

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Monday, February 11, 2019

The Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre is seeking a postdoctoral quantitative ecologist (m/f/d) to work within the ‘Causes and Consequences of Biodiversity Change’ working group led by Prof. Markus Fischer and Dr. Peter Manning.

PostDoc position: Evaluating sustainable agricultural intensification

Agroscope

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

In the international research project “What is sustainable intensification? Operationalizing sustainable agricultural intensification (SI) pathways in Europe (SIPATH)” Agroscope analyzes the mechanisms of agricultural development in Europe over the last decades and explore pathways for future SI, accounting for climatic, social and technological developments that are likely to affect the future of agriculture in Europe. Deadline 10 February 2019

Research Coordinator

European Space Agency and Future Earth

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Monday, February 4, 2019

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Future Earth are recruiting a Research Coordinator to be a liaison between the ESA Climate Office (part of the Science, Applications and Climate Department at ESA ECSAT) and the Future Earth Global Secretariat.

Assistant Professor, Dynamic spatial ecological modelling with large volumes of data

University of Twente

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Friday, February 1, 2019

This position at the University of Twente will focus on developing spatial and temporal models for key EBVs, including Species Populations, Species Traits, Ecosystem Structure and Ecosystem Function, using remote sensing.

PhD student in European Land Use History

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

You will evaluate how agricultural land use changed in Europe since 1900, combining literature based surveys with in-depth reconstructions of land use and landscape changes in a set of study landscapes across Europe. You will collaborate closely with other PhD students looking at the more recent development and contribute actively to the core research questions of SIPATH.

PostDoc in Land Change Science

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

You will develop a framework that helps the synthesis of knowledge on SI and will apply this in identifying alternative pathways to achieve SI in Europe while accounting for tradeoffs within and beyond agriculture. Additionally, you will support the project leader in organizational issues related to SIPATH. You will be part of an international project team, interacting with people with different disciplinary and cultural background.

Professor and Chair of Land Use Planning (LUP)

Wageningen University & Research

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Wageningen University is lookinig for an innovative and dynamic scholar to lead the Land Use Planning Chair Group (0.8 - 1.0 fte) at Wageningen University & Research.

Assistant Professor, The spatial transformation of food systems

University of Twente

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

This Tenure Track position at the University of Twente addresses the challenge of modelling, measuring and monitoring the resilience of food systems, especially in developing countries.

PhD student on fossil resource markets and climate policy

Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Resource Economics Group, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin will soon announce a job offer for a Scientist (66%, TV-L E13) for research on Fossil Resources and Climate Policy.

Spatio-temporal modelling of fresh water snails as vectors for schistosomiasis

KU Leuven

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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Geography and Tourism Research Group at KU Leuven and the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) (Belgium) seeks applications for a Phd position on spatio-temporal modelling of snail populations, beginning in February or March 2018.

Postdoc in Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research

University of Vienna

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Division of Conservation Biology, Vegetation and Landscape Ecology (CVL) at the University of Vienna seeks a postdoc to join their team, which studies different aspects of biological diversity and its conservation from local to global scales.

Scientific specialist in geo-computation

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Friday, August 31, 2018

To tackle the challenges of global environmental problems using cutting-edge methodologies in a highly interdisciplinary environment, we are looking for a Scientific Specialist in geo-computation to join our Macroecology & Society group at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig (iDiv).

Postdoc: Patterns and drivers of global land-cover & land-use changes

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Friday, August 31, 2018

To address fundamental questions regarding the patterns and drivers of global LULCC in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, we offer an exciting two-year Postdoc position at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig (iDiv).

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Big Data and Human-Environment Systems

KU Leuven

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Friday, August 31, 2018

In the Group Science, Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Science, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Division of Geography and Tourism, there is a full-time academic vacancy in big data and human-environment systems, at the Arenberg campus in Leuven.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Exploring food systems transformations in Africa's rapidly changing cities

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Wednesday, August 15, 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 South Africa for approximately 75% of the time and work as a guest researcher in the Netherlands for the remaining time.

Associate Professor Land Use and Ecosystem Dynamics

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU)

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Friday, August 10, 2018

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks an associate professor candidate to lead a largely externally funded research programme in the analysis of Socio-Ecological Systems with a specialization that relates to either land use, biodiversity, ecosystem dynamics or green infrastructure with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches and solution-oriented research.

Postdoc researcher: Mapping global land-use patterns and recent historical changes

iDiv - German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research

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Monday, August 6, 2018

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) seeks a postdoctoral researcher to develop land-use datasets using cutting-edge methodologies in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Sustainable Landscapes

Leuphana University Lüneburg

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Professor Joern Fischer’s research group on “Sustainable Landscapes” is looking to employ a postdoc IMMEDIATELY to support existing activities for 3 years.

Postdoc: Land use/cover changes in a traditional agricultural landscape in Eastern Europe

Bournemouth University

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Department of Life and Environmental Sciences at Bournemouth University is looking for a post-doctoral candidate to apply for the Marie Sklodowska – Curie Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF 2018) on the topic of land use/cover changes in a traditional agricultural landscape in Croatia during post-socialism. The candidate will help to develop the MSCA-IF application, together with an experienced supervisory team and a professional bid writer.

Assistant Professor Land Use and Food System Dynamics

VU University Amsterday

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Institute for Environmental Studies of the VU University Amsterdam inviting is looking for a tenure track assistant professor to further strengthen the teaching and research in the field of land use and food system dynamics.

Postdoc/science programmer: modelling regional/global terrestrial ecosystem dynamics

Karlruhe Institute of Technology

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Land-use change and climate change impact on ecosystems multiple ways. Yet our modelling skills in how the corresponding biotic, abiotic and social processes interact is still poor. We seek a post-doctoral researcher to improve on some key issues.

Call for Research Proposals – Living Planet Fellowship 2018

European Space Agency (ESA)

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

With this call the European Space Agency (ESA) plans to support up to 10 Post-Doctoral researchers (supported by ESA with a ceiling price of 99KEuro per 2-years under a co-funding scheme) to carry out a research project at a Host Institution in an eligible ESA Member State.

Ph.D. candidate in historic land cover/use change modeling

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology's Campus Alpin (IMK-IFU)

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Friday, January 12, 2018

The research group on Land Use Change & Climate at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s Campus Alpin (IMK-IFU) located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in collaboration with the Laboratory for Geoinformation Science and Remote Sensing at Wageningen University, is currently looking for a PhD candidate in historic land cover/use change and aboveground biomass modelling.

Data Scientist in environmental and social data processing and analysis

Stockholm Environment Institute

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Monday, January 1, 2018

SEI is recruiting a highly motivated Data Scientist with a strong research background in environmental and social data processing and analysis, and a strong drive for innovation. The successful candidate will contribute to an exciting and innovative development in global supply chain sustainability – the Transparency for Sustainable Economies (Trase) platform (www.trase.earth).

One Planet Fellowship for African researchers

BNP Paribas Foundation and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The BNP Paribas Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in partnership with the Agropolis Foundation, and under the auspices of the French ministry of Higher education, Research and Innovation, today announced the creation of One Planet Fellowship, a $15 million 5-year programme.

Senior Manager, Sustainable Supply Chains (Trase)

Global Canopy Programme

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Friday, December 1, 2017

DEADLINE DECEMBER 1! This is a unique opportunity to be at the heart of an international team breaking exciting new ground in the pursuit of more transparent and sustainable supply chains. The role will sit within the Supply Chains programme at Global Canopy in the United Kingdom, and will also work very closely with Trase staff at the Stockholm Environment Institute, and other collaborating organisations worldwide.

15 PhD Positions Available in Global Land-Use Change and Telecoupling

COUPLED European Training Network

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN Programme, the COUPLED network PhD students will be selected for 3-year advanced multidisciplinary research training in Global Land-Use Change and Telecoupling, starting July 2018 or earlier.

Postdoc in Land-Change Analysis

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

This postdoc will test for the urban region of Austin, TX (USA) the theoretical model and tools currently designed by the CONCUR team.

Associate Professor of Globalization of Agriculture and Rural Transformation

University of Copenhagen

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The purpose of the position is to strengthen and develop ongoing research on the interaction between the globalization of agriculture and socio-economic dynamics in rural areas that are undergoing transformations. The research will have a specific focus on Africa and Asia.

PhD studentship - Resilience and pastoralism: satellite-based decision support system for pastures

University of Sussex

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

The University of Sussex is seeking a PhD candidate to work closely with ForPAc to assess the potential of new earth observation datasets (e.g., Sentinel) to deliver near real-time monitoring and prediction of useful and accessible biomass for pastoralism.

Full Professor in Biodiversity Economics

iDiv and Leipzig University

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Faculty of Economics and Management Science of Leipzig University is looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Post-doc or Ph.D. in LULCC impacts on ecosystems

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, IMK-IFU

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Within a joint project with CIAT/Nairobi Karlsruhe Institute of Technology seeks a post-doctoral scientist or Ph.D. student to explore how different management practices affect crop yields, soil carbon pools and other ecosystems across Eastern Africa.

Postdoctoral position in Sustainability and leakage in beef & soy supply chains in South America

Chalmers University of Technology

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

This postdoctoral position focuses on understanding the role that agricultural commodity supply chain sustainability initiatives, such as certification schemes, moratoria, voluntary corporate commitments and government regulations, play in reducing the clearance forests and other ecosystems in the tropics.

PhD fellow in geography

University of Copenhagen

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in geography commencing 01.04.2018 or as soon as possible thereafter to study the spill-over effects of demands for certified tropical products in Europe.

Mapping the different types of forest of the Congo Basin by high resolution satellite remote sensing

Université catholique de Louvain

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

The successful applicants for this position with the Université catholique de Louvain will be in charge of the necessary satellite remote sensing development and of the production of national forest maps for the 10 countries of the Congo Basin (Central Africa).

PhD fellowship: Natural habitat change detection with Sentinel-1&2 remote sensing for biodiversity monitoring

Université catholique de Louvain

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

In the context of the European Research Infrastructure Consortium for biodiversity and ecosystems (Lifewatch), an interdisciplinary team coordinated by UCL in partnership with ULg (biodiversity and landscape unit) provides tailor-made geographic database of the natural habitats in order 1) to contribute to biodiversity information in Wallonia and 2) to reinforce the excellence of European biodiversity research.

3 postdoc research positions on indigenous communities, land use and tropical deforestation (INCLUDE)

University of Bern (Switzerland) and University of Reading (UK)

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Openings are available for 3 post-doctoral research positions Switzerland and the United Kingdom as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant funded project “Indigenous Communities, Land Use and Tropical Deforestation” (INCLUDE).

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography with a specialization in rural-urban transformations in the Global South

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Science, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A tenure track in human geography with a specialization in development and rural-urban transformations in the Global South is open at the Section for Geography, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The successful candidate will be attached to the research group Environment and Society in Developing Countries.

Postdocs in land-use change modelling and ecosystem/biodiversity modelling

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Campus Alpin (IMK-IFU)

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Friday, June 30, 2017

The Helmholtz Association is providing long-term investment for a Research Group on Land Use Change at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s Campus Alpin (IMK-IFU) located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The Research Group aims to advance knowledge of the causes and consequences of change in socio-ecological systems from local to global scales and is currently recruiting two postdoctoral researchers.

Postdoc in quantitative global scale analysis of resource-use driven human-environmental feedbacks

UFZ Leipzig

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Monday, June 12, 2017

UFZ Leipzig seeks a motivated, innovative, broadly thinking scholar whose research focus is on the quantitative analysis of resource-use driven human-environmental feedbacks on the global scale with sound underpinning through regional case studies. Research areas could include natural resource management, including questions surrounding biodiversity conservation, water, forests, energy, etc.), food systems, food security, subsistence and livelihoods, socio-economic material and energy flows; tele-connections in the global land system.

Doctoral fellowships in land governance

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

iDiv, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig, invites applications to 10 PhD positions for candidates having a strong background in biodiversity research and deep interest in interdisciplinary studies.

Postdoc on farmer organisations and the resilience and sustainability of small farms

University of Sussex

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship to work on an interdisciplinary project entitled “Farmer organisations and the resilience and sustainability of small farms”. The project will investigate the viability and potential of farmer organisations as ways to promote sustainable practices for, and build the resilience of small farm-based commercial enterprises in a context of rural—urban and international migration, agricultural feminisation, and the aspirations of rural youth.

Professor in Remote Sensing of the Environment

University of Copenhagen

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A professorship in Remote Sensing of the Environment is open at the Section for Geography, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

PhD positions on human-wildlife conflicts in ag landscapes

Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e.V.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

In the framework of the "Biodiversity, Ecology and Management in National Parks and Biosphere Reserves" BEN-program which is funded by the Marianne and Dr. Fritz Walter Fischer foundation, a junior research group will be established at the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research to addresses "Human-wildlife conflicts in agricultural landscapes of UNESCO-Biosphere Reserves".

Postdoc: Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture in Europe

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The postdoc is appointed within the FACCE-JPI (NWO) funded project VITAL (www.vital.environmentalgeography.nl). VITAL explores how land use and agricultural systems can become more sustainable while allowing high production, i.e. sustainable intensification.

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