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Chair of Business Management, esp. Environmental Management at TU Dresden, Germany

As part of the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States (Tenure Track Programme), the International Institute Zittau at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, invites applications for the

Chair (W2) of Business Management, esp. Environmental Management (with tenure track to W3)

More information available here: https://tu-dresden.de/vacancy/6821, Deadline June 17, 2019.

The applicant shall demonstrate the quality of his/her work and international standing through first-class publications in internationally refereed journals and holds scientific expertise in the area of business management, ideally already with research and teaching experience in the area of corporate biodiversity management. lt is expected that the candidate has comprehensive experience in interdisciplinary methods and approaches in the fields of sustainability/environmental management (e. g. environmental controlling), corporate social responsibility (CSR) and innovation or technology management. Potential future research and teaching subjects of the chair will range from systematic integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the process of providing and utilising goods and services as well as in environmental management systems to the development of suitable indicators and procedures for natural capital and business accounting and strategic concepts to take biodiversity better into account in the businesses’ daily activities.

Hasselt University, faculty of Business Economics, research group Environmental Economics, is looking for a PhD student in Environmental Economics for the Valuation of Ecosystem Services. Within an interdisciplinary research project, the task will be to assess how biochar, a soil conditioner produced by pyrolysis of biomass, has an impact on ecosystem services (such as biodiversity, crop productivity, carbon sequestration, water treatment), more specifically on marginal soils, and to change these value services in monetary terms. For more info see the pdf and  feel free to contact prof. dr. Robert Malina (Robert.malina@uhasselt.be).  Applications are accepted until May 31st via https://www.uhasselt.be/vacancies

vacancy of a Research Associate (50%) in Agri-environmental Policy and Resource Governance

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Policy (Prof. Dr. Insa Theesfeld) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, is announcing a vacancy of a Research Associate (50%) in Agri-environmental Policy and Resource Governance, with the expected date of start 1 July 2019 for duration of 3 years, with a possible prolongation. They are looking for a candidate with a Master’s degree in agricultural economics, resource management, institutional economics or related fields. Tasks include research on current challenges at the intersection of agriculture and the environment. Policy and governance questions are in the focus, such as how to deal with common goods, linked resources (e.g. land-water nexus) or the role of agriculture in rural development. Institutional and behavioral economics, property-rights theory or commons theory are possible perspectives to approach a research topic. The position involves teaching (2 SWS). This is a qualification position, which aims at completing a PhD. Deadline for applications is 10 May 2019. For further information, please refer to http://www.landw.uni-halle.de/prof/agrarpolitik/ and http://www.verwaltung.uni-halle.de/dezern3/Ausschr/19_510.pdf

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