Full-time permanent academic position in the wider field of Environmental Humanities

The Institute for Environmental Management and Land-use Planning ( within the Department for Geosciences, Environment and Society ( is seeking to appoint a new colleague to enter a full-time permanent academic position in the wider field of Environmental Humanities to reinforce its research and teaching capacities in the domain of Sustainability Sciences.
The profile is oriented to recruit a colleague with a research experience situated in the understanding of citizens/individuals/consumers as actors in societal, sustainability-oriented transition and transformation processes, be the latter wanted, imagined, governed or forced upon actors. The candidate should demonstrate research activities in the strong sustainability domain centered on the analyses at micro-levels (individuals, consumers, citizens) or meso-levels (collectives, movements, groups, initiatives, networks), while in the same time being able to link these to developments at macro-levels, for instance by questioning institutional or societal structures, or developing governance aspects. The profile excludes any mono-disciplinary approaches, and calls for candidates who anchor their work in approaches lend from the social and human sciences (in the wider sense) in order to investigate conditions or characteristics of strong sustainability by deploying pedagogical and research competences that are resolutely inter- and/or transdisciplinary.
More information on the position, the recruitment procedure, required competences, teaching assignments :
For more information, please contact Tom Bauler and/or Wouter Achten (telephone: +32 2 650.49.24 or 43.22 – E-mails: or

Postdoc at EPFL Lausanne

The Laboratory for Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems (HERUS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, is offering a 100% Post-doc (if applicable) senior scientist position on Dynamics of Urban Metabolism.

Postdoc Position On Dynamics Of Urban Metabolism

Research Scientist – Ecology and Environment, University College Dublin, Ireland (12 Months)

Applications are invited for a Research Scientist – Ecology and Environment post within UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy. The project will involve an assessment of the finance needed by Government Departments/Agencies, NGOs and others to achieve commitments under Ireland’s National Biodiversity Action Plan. This will be backed by a policy and institutional review. The research will explore the effectiveness of current conservation measures, options for future financing, and the role of core funding, payments for ecosystem services and biodiversity offsets. It will involve the drafting of a Resource Mobilisation Strategy, including examination of the role of both public and private finance. Salary Scale: €30,393 – €42,000 per annum Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 9th October 2019. For more information, please visit

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