The Department of Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine is looking for a self-motivated and qualified post-doctoral researcher to work on a collaborative, multi-benefit valuation project aimed at enhancing carbon storage in California’s natural lands. The candidate is expected to undertake spatial modeling and dynamic analysis to estimate the supply and value of ecosystem services, using GIS-based and statistical software and modeling platforms such as ArcGIS, R and InVEST. [Read more…] about Vacancy: Postodoctoral Researcher at University of California
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) is offering a PhD position in Ecosystem Services, working at UFZ/iDiv in the ESuDis project within the DFG Biodiversity Exploratories project, led by Dr. Maria Felipe-Lucia in collaboration with Prof. Berta Martin-Lopez, Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
This project investigates the relationships between natural and anthropogenic capital on the supply of ecosystem services, and on the use and demand by different stakeholders, in order to understand its effects on the distribution of ecosystem services among stakeholders at multiple spatial scales. [Read more…] about Vacancy: PhD position in Ecosystem Services @UFZ
The Environmental Systems Analysis (ESA) group at Wageningen University & Research is looking for excellent, open-minded & team-spirited PhD-researcher, eager to unravel the variety of worldwide agricultural systems and their related biodiversity and ecosystem services. The study will focus on pollination and natural pest control by exploring the dynamics in space and time of these ecosystem services.
You will work on the project: ‘Global modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services for agricultural systems’. [Read more…] about Vacancy: PhD candidate to relate ecosystem services to diversity of agricultural systems
Resources for the Future (RFF) currently has openings for postdoctoral researchers. The post-doctoral program is designed to provide unique opportunities for postdoctoral fellows to contribute to projects underway, pursue new lines of inquiry, and participate with RFF fellows and senior fellows in engaging fully with policymakers. RFF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution focused on independent economic and quantitative policy analysis. RFF is committed to scholarly excellence and policy application and offers an outstanding environment for academic publication and high-level communication of research to policy audiences. [Read more…] about Openings for Post-Doctoral Researchers in Environmental and Resource Economics
The interdisciplinary research of the Professorship of Ecological Services (PES), University of Bayreuth aims at better ecological management of agricultural landscapes facing climate change. Towards this goal, one PhD position is currently available to conduct research on change of yield of crops in agricultural landscape of Bavaria. The goal is to understand the reasons for spatial patterns of crop yield increase, variability and underperformance.
This vacancy was published 26 November 2019, and it is open for applications until the position is filled. Start is planned for February 2020.