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Job offer at BC3 (Basque Centre for Climate Change): Scientific Director. CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

posted Jan 27, 2015, 7:31 AM by Francisco André

THE CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15th.

The BC3 – Basque Centre for Climate Change is a Research Centre based in Bilbao which aims to contribute to long term research on the causes and consequences of climate change in order to foster the creation of knowledge in this multidisciplinary science. This center is part of the network of BERCs - Basque Excellence Research Centers supported by the Basque Government.

Following the successful completion of its launching phase, BC3 is now looking for a new Scientific Director with excellent scientific quality paired with proven human resources leadership that will lead the consolidation of the center for the future years. Applicants will have a background in either physical or the social sciences but with a strong commitment to the study of climate change.

The Scientific Director should be a person with a proven track record in the area of climate change and at least 15 years research experience after the completion of the PhD. He/ She should also have experience in managing a research institution and have international reputation in the field. The candidates may also demonstrate a record of invited presentations in well-established international conferences, granted projects, awards, prizes etc.

The position will carry competitive salary and excellent conditions of work. The envisaged starting date of the position will be summer 2015.

Only researchers with a solid research track, senior level and international research experience will be considered.

Full Professor Position in Environmental Economics at the University of Innsbruck

posted Jan 26, 2015, 5:59 AM by Francisco André   [ updated Jan 26, 2015, 6:01 AM ]

The University of Innsbruck invites applications for the position of UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS at the Department of Public Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Statistics. 

Applicants will be expected to carry out research in Environmental Economics and to demonstrate this with recognized international publications. Participation in the work of the research centres and the research platform of the Faculty of Economics and Statistics is also required. The candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching at all levels (Bachelor-, Master- and PhD Program). Participation in academic administration is seen as a matter of course. 

Eligibility requirements include a pertinent degree in higher education, a pertinent ‘habilitation’ or comparable qualification, publications in international journals, proven involvement in international research and experience in raising external research funds. The University of Innsbruck is committed to increasing the percentage of female employees, especially in leading positions and therefore explicitly invites women to apply. In the case of equivalent qualifications, women will be given preference. 

Applications should be submitted no later than February 13th, 2015 and should include the standard documentation (esp. curriculum vitae, publications list, description of completed, current and intended research, five most important works). All documents have to be submitted in digital form (CD-ROM, e-mail, etc.). Hardcopy (paper) is optional.

 Please send the documents to: Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Karl-Rahner-Platz 3, A-6020 Innsbruck (fss-karlrahnerplatz@uibk.ac.at). 

Research assitant in the Chair of Energy Sustainability from the University of Barcelona

posted Jan 19, 2015, 3:33 AM by Francisco André

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as our full time research assistant for
a period of 15 month. The job will entail close research collaboration with the Chair of Energy
Sustainability from the University of Barcelona, mainly on a new European project.
The research assistant will assist with data collection and treatment, undertake literature reviews, and
contribute to the statistical analysis. Candidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal
communication skills (English and Spanish are required, Catalan is preferred).
Applicants are expected to hold a Masters in economics. Candidates must have a strong quantitative
background, are expected to have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, econometrics and Stata coding.
Research experience or consultancy work in energy/regulation related topics is a strong advantage.
Proven organizational and analytical skills are essential.
If interested, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a letter of recommendation, and a writing
sample to chairenergysustainability@ub.edu. This call close on January 25th 2015, and the selected
research assistant should start working on the project by February 16th 2015.

Research assitant in the Chair of Energy Sustainability from the University of Barcelona

PostDoc position on modelling land bisphere dynamics in the Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology, at Aix-Marseille University

posted Nov 24, 2014, 5:16 AM by AERNA Maria Loureiro

PostDoc position on modelling land biosphere dynamics

PostDoc position on modelling land bisphere dynamics in the Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology, at Aix-Marseille University


The Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE, Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France), in its research group "Macroecology and Biogeography of Global Change (MacroBio)" has a PostDoc position open for applications. The post has a duration of 36 months, the initial contract is made for 18 months, being extended based on an assessment of performance. The position is funded by the European Commission through the FP7 Research Project LUC4C and affiliated to the French National Scientific Research Centre (CNRS).


The main topic is to improve the way LULCC processes are represented in the DGVM LPJmL through enhanced soil and vegetation process representationWork should improve the model's capacity to project climate-LULCC interactions for the computation of net climate effects, and ecosystem services. One focus is on the representation of diverse agricultural management systems, cropland abandonment/afforestation and forest management, in order to develop ways to account for their effects on biochemical cycles and biophysics.


The PostDoc will also contribute to the actual assessment of indirect effects and trade-offs of LULCC. The team will look into the indirect effects of land-based mitigation options for climate change, and the interplay with climate change, across and within regions.

The successful candidate will have completed a doctorate in one of the environmental sciences. Substantial earth system modelling and programming skills are required, familiarity with highly modular C-code. Experience with Dynamic Global Vegetation Models will be a great advantage. The working language is English.

We will begin interviewing suitable candidates after December 1, 2014. The position will be filled when a suitable candidate has been identified. To apply for this position, please send a letter of application, demonstrating your ability to understand the task, and your CV as soon as possible, but before the 31st of January 2014, by e-mail to Ms. Gabriela Boéri (Gabriela.Boeri@imbe.fr). For any questions about the task, working conditions, or the LUC4C project, please contact Dr Alberte Bondeau (alberte.bondeau@imbe.fr)..


Job offer: Job offer at BC3 ( Basque Centre for Climate Change): Scientific Director

posted Oct 31, 2014, 5:25 AM by AERNA Maria Loureiro

The BC3 – Basque Centre for Climate Change is a Research Centre based in Bilbao which aims to contribute to long term research on the causes and consequences of climate change in order to foster the creation of knowledge in this multidisciplinary science. This center is part of the network of BERCs - Basque Excellence Research Centers supported by the Basque Government.

Following the successful completion of its launching phase, BC3 is now looking for a new Scientific Director with excellent scientific quality paired with proven human resources leadership that will lead the consolidation of the center for the future years. Applicants will have a background in either physical or the social sciences but with a strong commitment to the study of climate change.

The Scientific Director should be a person with a proven track record in the area of climate change and at least 15 years research experience after the completion of the PhD. He/ She should also have experience in managing a research institution and have international reputation in the field. The candidates may also demonstrate a record of invited presentations in well-established international conferences, granted projects, awards, prizes etc.

The position will carry competitive salary and excellent conditions of work. The envisaged starting date of the position will be summer 2015.

Only researchers with a solid research track, senior level and international research experience will be considered.

More details click here

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Environmental Policy, Indiana University

posted Oct 3, 2014, 9:11 AM by Francisco André

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure or tenure-track faculty position on the Bloomington campus in the area of environmental policy. The position is open-rank; we particularly encourage applications from mid-career and senior faculty. Multiple hires are possible.

Candidates from different disciplinary backgrounds, including but not limited to economics, public policy, and political science, are invited to apply. We are especially seeking candidates who will support a research-oriented Ph.D. program, and have research expertise in one or more of the following areas, either in the domestic or international environmental policy contexts: water, climate change, natural resources, energy, sustainability, and transportation.

 Candidates must present evidence of a high quality and ambitious research program with a public sector orientation, a strong commitment to high quality teaching at the doctoral and Master’s levels, and an interest in professional service applications. The individual selected for this position will be able to teach graduate level courses on environmental policy and serve on related doctoral examination and advisory committees, among other teaching and service opportunities.


Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a current vita, statements of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation electronically through our online application system http://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

 

Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to search committee chair Sanya Carley at scarley@indiana.edu.

Junior Researcher – Modeling of climate change mitigation

posted Sep 23, 2014, 7:33 AM by AERNA Maria Loureiro

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change 
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Economics

1 Junior Researcher – Modeling of climate change mitigation

 

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) announce a job opening for a junior researcher who will work on the WITCH integrated assessment model (www.witchmodel.org). The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the model, working on the database, coding, and producing scenarios and associated research outputs. Publication of research outputs in refereed journals is encouraged.

FEEM is a leading research institute on sustainable development (
www.feem.it) and CMCC is a research institution that manages and promotes scientific and applied activities in the field of international climate change research (www.cmcc.it). FEEM and CMCC offer an interdisciplinary workplace and have strong ties to a worldwide network of research institutions engaged in environmental research.

The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in late 2014. The initial appointment is for 12 months and can be renewed. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based at the FEEM/CMCC premises in
Milan.

 

Applicants should have a strong quantitative background in applied mathematics and in computational skills, strong programming skills, and ideally some knowledge of energy systems and economics. Fresh university graduates or PhD students can apply for this position. Experience with GAMS, Matlab, R or Python is an asset.

 

Applicants can submit their candidature at www.feem-web.it/jaf/jaf.php and submit, through this application, a detailed curriculum vitae.

Applicants can also submit their candidature through the CMCC job opportunities section at
www.cmcc.it/jobs. In that case, please make sure that all the documents are uploaded as a unique file under “cover letter”.

 

 

FEEM and CMCC will begin considering candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after November 30th, 2014 are not guaranteed full consideration.

 

Please mention ref: CCSD-CIP/02.2014 in your application







Assistant professor at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

posted Sep 12, 2014, 10:55 PM by AERNA Maria Loureiro

The Department of Economic Analysis at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid invites applications for a position at the Assistant Professor level (Ayudante Doctor)in any field, beginning on January 1st, 2015. One full-time position (initially limited for 2 years) is offered. A second appointment for two years based upon performance is likely.

 

The successful candidate will support ongoing research, undertake teaching activities, and fulfill some administrative tasks, while pursuing his/her own research agenda. He/she must be fluent in English.

 

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Economics and a positive evaluation from ANECA for "Ayudante Doctor" (more information can be found in ANECA (http://www.aneca.es/eng/Activities/Teaching-staff-evaluation).

 

Applicants holding the “Ayudante Doctor” certification should submit by e-mail a letter of application, C.V., a written sample of their work, letter(s) of reference, and a cover letter specifying their research interests, teaching experience, as well as their motivation to apply to:

recruitment.economics@uam.es

 

DEADLINE for applications: 15/10/2014.

Ph.D. student in Environmental and Resource Economics

posted Sep 11, 2014, 7:18 AM by AERNA Maria Loureiro   [ updated Sep 12, 2014, 2:46 AM by Francisco André ]

University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain

The Department of Economics of the University of Girona offers a full-time Ph.D scholarship for 
four years. The successful candidate is expected to write her/his dissertation either within the 
ongoing research projects of the group of environmental and resource economics (forest 
management, water management and sustainable economic growth) or in methodologically or 
thematically related fields. The scholarship (FPI) is funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy
and Competitiveness.


Applicants should have completed 300 ECTS in official university studies, at least 60 of which 
must be at a master’s degree level in either Economics, Business, Operations Research or 
Mathematics. Moreover, applicants should have a strong academic record, and a good 
knowledge of either English, Spanish, or Catalan.
Applications should be submitted to renan.goetz@udg.edu and should include a CV, and
transcripts. Deadline for applications is September 21st, 2014


For further information, please contact Prof. Renan-Ulrich Goetz, email: renan.goetz@udg.edu, 
tel.: +34-972418719.


Renan-Ulrich Goetz
University of Girona
Department of Economics, Campus Montilivi, 
17071 Girona / Spain

Research Fellow position based in the Environment Department at the University of York

posted Aug 29, 2014, 2:39 AM by Francisco André   [ updated Aug 29, 2014, 2:41 AM ]

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position based in the Environment Department at the University of York. The successful candidate will contribute to a new 3-year collaborative US-UK project on the risks of animal and plant infectious diseases through trade.

This is a joint project between the Environment Department at the University of York, and Mathematics and Statistics Group at the University of Stirling and a number of USA universities.

Applicants should hold a PhD and have a background in natural resource economics, applied mathematics, or mathematical ecology. Strong quantitative skills are required.

Please see link below to the advert on the jobs page. Deadline for submission is on the 4th of September.

https://jobs.york.ac.uk/wd/plsql/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=3885&p_web_page_id=193881 

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