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Closing Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
The School of Environmental Sciences is one of the largest and longest established academic departments in Europe to focus on the study of the global environment. The outstanding impact of our research was recognised in the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework, in which the School was ranked 1st in the UK for research impact. We are looking to appoint two excellent geographers who can broaden the human geography expertise in the School and excel in an interdisciplinary working environment.
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

The appointed candidate will promote research excellence through high quality publications and research grant applications and will be an integral member of the academic staff, enhancing student experience by teaching environmental social science across undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.

Closing Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

The purpose of this job is to contribute to the provision of advice and science related to the economics of the marine environment. The post-holder will draw on existing activities in Cefas which make use of the results of economic analysis and valuation of economic services in UK shelf seas, and will develop the integration of social science and economic considerations into the advisory process to support our government customers.

Closing Date: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

You will participate in a radical and visionary Leverhulme Research Leadership project “Living Well Within Limits (LiLi)” awarded to Dr Julia Steinberger, aiming to understand how energy use relates to human well-being with the focus being on the provisioning systems of electricity across multiple countries. The research project will compare and evaluate the performance of different systems of electricity provision, enabling the identification of systems that are able to provide sufficient services to meet universal needs while moving away from energy intensive provision.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

This is a temporary post until 31 October 2017.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision Dr Michael Green and Dr Zareen Bharucha as part of the Global Risk and Resilience theme at the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) on a new programme of research on stakeholder-led hydro-climatic services.

Closing Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

We seek to appoint three temporary, full-time Teaching Fellows within the School of Geography & Sustainable Development. These posts are available from 1st September 2017 and are fixed-term appointments.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Institute for European Studies (IES), a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), is calling for one full-time doctoral researcher in Environment and Sustainable Development. Prospective PhD candidates are hereby invited to submit project proposals addressing the European and International Governance of the Climate and Energy Transition. The deadline for submitting applications is 30 April 2017.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Information and mobile technologies have been heralding a new wave of electrification in households, thanks to the increased use of batteries in particular. However, it is less known how the expansion of battery-based electric power across an ever-increasing range of devices is transforming people’s everyday lives, and by implication, the wider technical and cultural fabric of cities.