recruiting for position of director
change, biodiversity loss, wasteful and inequitable use of resources
- these are the big global challenges for the 21st Century.
you the person to ensure Friends of the Earth Europe secures the solutions
to these challenges?
strategic thinking, listening skills and solutions orientated approach
gives you the ability to galvanize the groups that make up the Friends
of the Earth Europe network to make it the most effective environmental
campaigning organisation in Europe. Your strong communication skills
enable you to represent the organisation on the European and International
stage at the highest levels. And your abilities and experience enable
you to lead a staff team through harnessing their skills, knowledge
further information on the job, including the attractive rewards package,
please visit: www.foeeurope.org/job/director_2007.htm
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and covering
date: November 18th
of natural ressources: position open for experienced researcher
Marie-Curie Research Training Network GoverNat: Multi-level
Governance of Natural Resources: Tools and Processes for Water and
Biodiversity Governance in Europe is proud to offer 1 position
for an experienced researcher from January 2008 for a period between
25 and 31 months at the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research
- UFZ, Leipzig, Germany:
and constraints for participation in water and biodiversity governance
for applications is 18 November 2007, or until position is filled.
appointee will undertake research on environmental governance in Europe,
particularly of biodiversity and water, to contribute to the designing
of legitimate and effective solutions for communication between policy
makers, scientists and the public in science-policy interfaces. The
appointed fellow will, together with two more experienced fellows,
link and transfer the inter- and transdisciplinary work done by 9
doctoral fellows in the network back to their disciplinary traditions
(economics, political and legal sciences, respectively). S/He will
herewith identify and harvest the disciplinary wealth of experience
produced in the network.
of project, of position requirements and of application procedure:
at the School of Development Studies
Lecturer/Lecturer in Education and Development (Ref: ATR728)
Senior Lecturer: £41,545 to £48,161 per annum
Lecturer: £34,813 to £40,335 per annum
School of Development Studies at the University of East Anglia is
making this appointment to strengthen our teaching and research in
the field of education and development. The successful candidate will
co-direct our well
established Masters programme in Education and Development; teach
at graduate and undergraduate levels and enhance the research profile
of the School. Specialist knowledge in a relevant area of education
and development is desirable (f or example, in inter-cultural education,
literacy, language in education, educational policy, capabilities
and human development, ICT, media, inclusive education, curriculum
and teacher training), as is teaching or research experience in a
developing country. In addition, we welcome a regional interest.
welcome applicants from a range of disciplinary backgrounds (including
social anthropology, sociology, psychology, and economics). You must
have, or for the Lecturer level be awarded within 3 months of appointment,
a PhD degree. You will become a member of the Overseas Development
Group, which all members of faculty belong to, and which is a vehicle
for funded research, training and consultancy and which should cover
up to a third of annual work load.
post is available from 1 January 2008 onwards on a full-time indefinite
basis. We are particularly keen to have the post holder in place by
1 February 2008.
website of the School of Development Studies can be found at www1.uea.ac.uk/cm/home/schools/ssf/dev
date: 5 November 2007.
Interview date: 30 November 2007.
particulars and an application f or m can be obtained from the University's
web page at: www.uea.ac.uk/hr/jobs/
or by e-mail at: email@example.com or
by calling the answerphone on 01603 593493 or by mail to the Human
Resources Division, University of East Anglia , N or wich NR4 7TJ.
Business School: Research Studentship
Sustainability: Examining Business and Societal Challenges
Leader: Professor Malcolm Eames firstname.lastname@example.org
The recent appointment of Prof Frank Geels brings considerable synergy
between his work on the multi-level perspective on socio-technical
systems innovation and transitions to sustainability, with that of
Professors Steward and Eames. Geels appointment is part of an on going
process of refocusing the group's work more clearly around the business
and societal challenges of the transition to sustainability: with
the aim of building a research agenda linking foresight and technology
policy; socio-technical systems innovation, corporate responsibility,
ethics, business strategy and 'green' entrepreneurship.
are sort which examine the business and societal challenges of sustainable
development from a socio-technical systems perspective or through
the lens of CSR and corporate strategy.
Applications are invited from suitable candidates from the UK or other
Date: January/February, 2008. Candidates will have at least a 2.1
class degree and ideally a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
The terms of the bursary are the full payment of Home/EU fees for
three years, and £12,600 per year (subject to annual review
and satisfactory progress). The successful candidate will be required
to teach for up to 150 hours per academic year.
should send curriculum vitae, together with names and addresses of
two referees (at least one academic) and a short statement setting
out your interest in the research area to: Professor Ray Hackney email@example.com.
Informal inquiries should be made to Professor Malcolm Eames (firstname.lastname@example.org)
date for applications: 30th November 2007
Professor at Latin American Studies At Miamy University
American Studies at Miami University: seeking Assistant Professor
to be a dynamic classroom teacher and active and engaged researcher.
Will teach interdisciplinary introduction to Latin America and upper-level
courses in areas of specialty, and contribute creatively to the Latin
American Studies academic program and community.
Doctorate in any field with research and teaching focus on Latin America,
the Carribean and/or Latinos/as.
University’s LAS program is characterized by lively collaboration
among faculty from 15 departments across the university, engagement
with Latin American communities in SW Ohio, and the active participation
of LAS majors, minors and related graduate students in Latin American
cultural and intellectual events, overseas workshops, and civic engagement.
letter of application including a description of experience and qualifications,
curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching experience,
samples of scholarly work and three letters of recommendation to Susan
Paulson, 120 MacMillan Hall, Miami University, Oxford Ohio 45056.
Contact phone number is 513/529-1958.
of applications begins November 15, 2007 and will continue until the
position is filled. Miami University is an EOE/AA employer, offers
same-sex domestic partner benefits, and encourages women and minorities
to apply. Campus Crime and Safety Report at www.muohio.edu/righttoknow.
Hard copy upon request.
PhD candidates (f/m) in Ecological, Environmental and Resource Economics
to start at the next possible date, for three years. The regular working
time will be half of a full position (currently 19.35 hours per week
). Salary will be according to the appropriate civil service level
(13 TV-L). The place of work is Kiel. The common topic of the junior
research group is sustainable fisheries. Against the background of
the present massive overfishing of seas, new concepts of fisheries
management shall be developed that promote a sustainable fishery,
i.e. that guarantee that no species goes extinct due to overfishing
and that fishery continues to be a viable business. To this end the
junior research group will pursue an interdisciplinary approach where
population biologists, marine ecology and mathematics collaborate
with economists. We thus offer interesting and challenging research
and sound academic supervision of the dissertation work.
ideal candidate is expected to
• have an excellent degree in a relevant subject
• have excellent knowledge in microeconomics, environmental and resource
• have the skills and ambition for interdisciplinary collaboration
• be markedly interested in doing research about sustainable use of
natural resources, in particular of fisheries.
further information please contact the head of the junior research
group Prof. Dr. Martin Quaas, e-mail email@example.com.
information about the cluster of excellence and about the working
group Living Resources and Overfishing is available in the internet
send your complete application documents until December 1, 2007 to:
Dr. Martin Quaas
Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche
Fakultät Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Olshausenstraße 40 24118 Kiel Germany
Openings in the Department of Economics, School of Humanities and
Social Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
Head, Department of Economics
The Department of Economics seeks applications and nominations for
the position of Department Head. Candidates should have an outstanding
research and teaching record meriting the rank of tenured Full Professor
a leading research university, and they must have proven leadership
and administrative abilities. The Department seeks to hire an economist
in any field, who will build on its existing strengths in environmental
and ecological economics and in the economics of technological change.
Associate or Assistant Professor
Q4 Energy Economics
Q5 Environmental Economics
AF Any field
Department of Economics seeks to hire at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level. Applicants in the fields of energy and environmental
economics are especially welcome, but strong candidates in other fields
also invited to apply.
Polytechnic Institute, established in 1824, the oldest civilian institution
in science and technology in the U.S., is an equal opportunity-affirmative
action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send application materials to the address listed below. The
review of applications and nominations will begin
immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
Professor James D, Adams, Acting Department Head, Department of Economics,
Sage Lab 3502, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy,
NY 12180-3590(e-mails, please, to: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PhD Studentships - Sustainable Ecosystems Gungahlin ACT
Reference Numbers: 2007/1130 PhD Student CSIRO and 2007/1131 PhD Student
require highly motivated PhD students to carry out research aimed
at understanding how environmental values and behaviour are motivated
by attitudes, norms and ethics and social science research on individual
and group understanding of issues relating to Science and Society.
students will be enrolled at an Australian University but will conduct
the majority of their work within the CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems
Division at Gungahlin, Canberra ACT.
further information please go to www.csiro.au/careers
and enter the above Reference Numbers or call 1300 301 509 during