03 June 2013

Green Jobs: Issue 16 (20 posts)

Here is the weekly digest for Green Jobs: Environmental Science, Ecology & Forestry disciplines.

Lecturer in Environmental Process Modelling

£37,382 - £44,607 (Grade 8)

The School of Contemporary Sciences of the University of Abertay Dundee Scotland wishes to strengthen its research through an appointment of a Lecturer to advance our research in modelling porous media processes. The successful candidate will join the SIMBIOS Centre which hosts a leading multidisciplinary research team combining soil biophysics and biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, ...

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Part-time Lecturer Pool

Appointment Duration / End Date:
2013-14 Academic Year

CAFES-Nat Res Mgmt Env Sci

College / Division
CAFES-College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences


Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and time base.

Pay Plan
Academic Year

Position Description

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies (AFES)

The Staff Group Rural Development, Environment and Population Studies has a vacancy (1.0 FTE) for a Postdoctoral researcher (18 months) in the field of: Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies (AFES)

The Staff Group is engaged in research, teaching, advisory work and institutional capacity building in international development studies. It has recently formed a research program (RP), "Political Economy of Resources, ...

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Weed Science Research Assistant Manipulation of grass weed seed dormancy

(Fixed-term appointment)

£19,606 - £21,383

Grass weeds in general, and black-grass in particular, are a major concern to UK arable growers as they pose an increasing problem in weed control and effects on crop yields. Recent research at Harper Adams University has identified seaweed extracts that very successfully break dormancy in black-grass seeds under laboratory and glasshouse conditions. ...

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Research Fellow – EEG Signal Processing



(Ref: 9439)

A full-time position for 30 months.

Salary up to £30,424 p.a.  (Subject to experience and qualifications)

The University of Surrey is one of the top UK universities with an increasing reputation in research and development.

A full-time Research Fellow position, sponsored by EPSRC, and in ...

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering

The position is based in the Hydro-environmental Research Centre (HRC) which is one of the world-leading groups in computer modelling of flow and transport processes in coastal waters, estuaries and rivers. We are seeking to appoint an expert in at least one of the following areas of research: CFD; computational hydraulics or hydrology; hydroinformatics, flood modelling; water quality and sediment ...

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Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Social Science

Employing unit: Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER)

Start date: 1st September 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter

Closing date: 28th June 2013

Interview date: 12th July 2013

Reference number: RS13030

Post type: For EU/UK nationals the Research Fellow position is a full-time role but the post-holder will be given two separate part-time contracts of employment, ...

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Four multidisciplinary PhD studentships in Natural Disasters and Development and Legal and Policy frameworks for Natural Resource Management

Applications are invited for four PhD studentships in the UCL ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) that cross the disciplinary boundaries with the natural sciences. The projects are linked to the following UCL Institutes "Global Health", "Sustainable Resources", "Global Governance" and "Risk Disaster Reduction". UCL is one of the world's leading research universities, dedicated to developing, disseminating and applying original knowledge ...

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PhD Studentship Land surface GPP and land-atmosphere interactions from GOSAT fluorescence

NERC-NCEO-funded PhD Studentship at UCL, Department of Geography (Autumn 2013 start)

Closing date: 15th June 2013


Prof. Philip Lewis, NCEO and Department of Geography, UCL
Dr. Caroline Nichol, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh


The major constraint on vegetation growth and ultimately land surface carbon is the Gross Primary Production (GPP) of vegetation. Other ...

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MSc Transport Planning scholarships available

This vocational Masters programme is designed for students from a wide range of backgrounds and equips them for a professional career. Transport Planners play a key role in business and in society, by ensuring that transport systems are efficient, equitable, safe and environmentally sound. To do so they need to understand the core principles, techniques and concepts which underpin the ...

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Assistant Professor in Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies

The approach of the AFES research and teaching is built on its innovative interpretation of conflicts and governance related to contestations over wealth and power based on and around the interconnected agrarian and environmental political economies. Building on this integrated vision, the group members analyze conflicts over nature, environment and resources as well as critically investigating governance structures that aim ...

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Postdoc position in ecology of salamander habitat adaptation (3 years)

Postdoc position

University of Bielefeld, Department of , Unit Ecology and Behaviour,

Application deadline: June 14th 2013


We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc to ...

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PhD position in ecological genomics of salamanders

PhD position in ecological of salamanders

University of Bielefeld, Department of Animal Behaviour, Unit and Behaviour,

Application deadline: July 12th 2013
In a continuously changing world, the adaptation to ...

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Tropical Marine Conservation Biology Lecturer

CIEE Research Station Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Application deadline: 7 June 2013
Start date: 12 August 2013
End date: 11 July
Contract period: 11 months (12 August 2013 through 11 July 2014) with a total of 6 weeks off between programs
US$30,000 plus RT airfare

The CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation program in Bonaire is a study ...

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Coral Reef Ecology Lecturer

CIEE Research Station Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean
Application deadline: 7 June 2013
Start date: 12 August 2013
End date: 11 July
Contract period: 11 months (12 August 2013 through 11 July 2014) with a total of 6 weeks off between programs
US$30,000 plus RT airfare

The CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation program in Bonaire is a study ...

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Ref: 2995

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship for up to 24 months to work with Professor Mat Evans on a NERC-funded project to evaluate atmospheric composition with an Earth System Mode perspective. This position forms part of a wider project (with another post) with Drs Dominick Spracklen and Steve Arnold at the University of Leeds.

Earth ...

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Research Fellow in Theoretical Mineral Physics

We are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Theoretical Mineral Physics to work on a project funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

The project is aimed at elucidating the structure and composition of large low shear velocity provinces, which are the largest features observed in the lower mantle. You will perform first principles calculations to determine ...

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Early Stage Researcher Hydrodynamic Transport at Ecologically Critical Heterogeneous Interfaces


College / University Administration: College of Physical Sciences

Position Type: Full-time

University Grade Structure:

Salary: £32,570 Plus Mobility Allowance

Job Summary: This post is based within the School of Engineering and is a part of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network "Hydrodynamic Transport at Ecologically Critical Heterogeneous Interfaces" (HYTECH). The candidate will be required ...

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NERC/ESRC/DFiD PhD studentship How are values of ecosystem services constructed and transformed over time?

We are inviting applications for this NERC/ESRC/DFiD Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation PhD studentship to commence 1 September 2013. This studentship will be based in the Environment and Sustainability Institute (ESI), (Cornwall Campus, near Falmouth).

This student is part of the ESPA-funded Sustainable Poverty Alleviation from Coastal Ecosystem Services (SPACES) project, an interdisciplinary international collaboration between Stockholm Resilience ...

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Postdoctoral fellowship in Environmental Law – Nagoya Protocol

The Faculty of Law wishes to appoint a postdoctoral fellow on the application of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing in research on GMOs under environmental change for three years from October 1st, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The post is integrated with the interdisciplinary research programme "Plants for a Changing World". ...

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