The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the International Institute of Tropical (IITA) are leading a multi-institutional initiative to develop the Congo Basin Institute (CBI), which is a model for how universities, NGOs, and private business can partner in international development. The CBI’s mission is to find integrative breakthrough solutions that conserve the environment and meet the vital needs of the developing world. [Read more…] about Research Fellow – GCRF Trade, Development and the Environment (TRADE) Hub, Cameroon
The Institute for Geosciences and Geography of the Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for a W2 Professorship in “Digital Geography”, beginning at the earliest possible date.
The successful candidate will work at the interface between the application-oriented collection, evaluation and processing of geostatistical data as well as the critical analysis and interpretation of digitisation processes, and will design teaching programmes in this field.
Post-doc position at the University of Trento to work in the Horizon 2020 Project InnoForest.
Application deadline: 6 September 2019.
For more information and application details, click here. (Good knowledge of GIS and Italian required)
The Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, Social-Ecological Interactions in Agricultural Systems group (Prof. Dr. Tobias Plieninger) at University of Kassel, offers a doctoral position related to the project LANDSCAPE CHAINS – Linking places and processes for sustainability: Social-ecological dynamics and value chains of Mediterranean landscape products.
Hasselt University, Faculty of Business Economics, research group Environmental Economics is looking for a PhD student in Environmental Economics for the Valuation of Ecosystem Services. Within an interdisciplinary research project, the task will be to assess how biochar, a soil conditioner produced by pyrolysis of biomass, has an impact on ecosystem services (such as biodiversity, crop productivity, carbon sequestration, water treatment), more specifically on marginal soils, and to change these. value services in monetary terms.
You can only apply online up to and including 31 May 2019. [Read more…] about Vacancy: PhD position at Hasselt University