Research positions are funded under the UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), a new £19m, 5 year Energy Programme initiative involving leading UK universities. The team is led in Leeds by Professor John Barrett. These are 3 year post-doc positions, at grade 7 (Research Fellow) or grade 8 (Senior Research Fellow).
1. Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Energy and Macroeconomics
2. Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Energy and Input-Output
If you are interested in either position, please contact John Barrett directly for an informal chat
Deadline for submission Wed 15 August 2018
Organized by the journal Cahiers d’économie politique / Papers in political economy And the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne
Call for papers
Environmental concerns emerged in economics during the 1950s. Some economists had focused on these issues before, but it is not until then that the environment really became an autonomous subject of economic study. During this period of strong demographic and economic growth in industrialized countries, this progressive recognition of environmental issues by economists was caused by natural resources depletion, ecosystems degradation, and pollution or harmful effects such as the first smog in London and Los Angeles or the chemical contamination of the Minamata Bay. » Read the full article
The Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the TU Dresden, Germany, invites for the PRISMA – Centre for Sustainability Assessment and Policy (www.tu-dresden.de/prisma) applications for the position of Hans Carl von Carlowitz Junior Professorship (W1) in Sustainability Assessment and Policy at the earliest possible date. The Junior Professorship carries the name of Hans Carl von Carlowitz (1645 – 1714), who is considered the founding father of sustainability. The Junior Professor will represent the topic of sustainability assessment in research and teaching within PRISMA.
Closing date for applications: 29 June 2018. Further information: https://tu-dresden.de/vacancy/6110