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PhD scholarships for students from the Global South

KU Leuven

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Monday, January 11, 2021

The KU Leuven, Europe's most innovative university, is proud to be offering more than 20 PhD scholarships to students from the low income countries.

PhD project: How fragmented are the world's savannas?

University of Edinburgh

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

SSC Member Casey Ryan has a PhD project for a resident of any country to study fragmentation of the world's savannas. Deadline: 10 January

PhD studentship on global effects of drought on hydroelectric power generation

University of Southampton

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Despite its significance, little is known about how production and emissions are impacted globally and the environmental impacts on rivers via changes in water flows and temperatures, and how this will change under future climates and energy policies such as the UK net-zero emissions target and the Paris agreement. This project will make first estimates of the global impact of drought on electricity production and associated enhanced emissions and environmental impacts under historic and future scenarios. Deadline: 4 January

Phd Fellowships/Assistantships

Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) at Michigan State University

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Fellowships/assistantships are available for self-motivated students to pursue PhD degrees and conduct innovative and high-impact research in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) at Michigan State University (http://csis.msu.edu). Flexible start dates in spring, summer or fall of 2021.

Assistant Professor of Urban Forest Design

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The successful applicant is expected to play a key role in undergraduate and graduate teaching in design- and planning-related aspects of urban forestry, as well as supervising graduate students and conducting research. Application deadline: 15 December.

Three funded graduate student positions in neotropical geography

McGill University

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Profs. Oliver Coomes and Yann le Polain at the Department of Geography of McGill University are looking to recruit three graduate students to work on projects related to land-use dynamics in Panamá and the Peruvian Amazon, starting Fall 2021. Application deadline: 15 December 2020.

Associate Professor or Professor, Environment and Human Interactions

University of Connecticut

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The University of Connecticut’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for two positions at the level of Associate or Full Professor as part of a cluster hire in the Environment and Human Interactions. This initiative also includes four appointments at the level of Assistant Professor. They seek a range of scholars on subjects including (but not limited to) pollution, water supply, climate change, policy, and society’s response.

Two Master of Science Fellows needed to support NASA LCLUC program

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Conservation International (CI) are recruiting two Master of Science Fellows to support an interdisciplinary project on assessing the impact of global markets and national policies on forest carbon and social outcomes funded by the NASA Land Use/Land Cover Change program. Deadline: 1 December

Assistant Professor in Geodata and Earth Observation

University of Bern

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Institute of Geography (www.giub.unibe.ch GIUB) at the Faculty of Science of the University of Bern invites applications for a professorship in Geodata and Earth Observation starting August 2022. Deadline to apply is 1 December 2020.

Cluster hire focused on Sustainability and Equity

University of Oklahoma

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oklahoma (http://geography.ou.edu) invites applications for tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor as part of a cluster focused on Sustainability and Equity. Review of applications will begin 1 December.

Five Assistant Professor positions in restoring and conserving global biodiversity

University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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Monday, November 30, 2020

UBC is seeking five exceptional individuals to join an interdisciplinary team dedicated to solutions-oriented research on the pressing problem of biodiversity loss, its economic and social impacts, and connections to sustainability and adaptive capacity for humanity. Collaborative researchers and emerging leaders from all backgrounds and perspectives who share its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply. Various application deadlines in November and December, anticipated start date in July 2021.

Postdoctoral position in savanna fire ecology and lidar remote sensing

Earth System Sciences Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD)

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Monday, November 30, 2020

The Earth System Sciences Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC) at the University of  Maryland, College Park (UMD), in conjunction with the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to participate in an exciting new research project to investigate changes in savanna vegetation structure and savanna fire regimes using time series of satellite-derived burned area and new lidar data from NASA’s ICESat-2 mission. Application deadline: 30 November.