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ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

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Researcher, Centre for Well-being

This is a key role within the award winning Centre for Well-being at nef (the new economics foundation).
The post is for an experienced Researcher who can help drive forward the development and delivery of an expanding research and consultancy project portfolio and manage a diverse range of projects on a day-to-day basis. This could include projects on behalf of European agencies, central government and local government as well as policy and research projects we initiate ourselves and which are funded by charitable foundations.

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INDEMAND Research Fellow posts and fully funded PhD scholarship (deadline 12th May 2013)

Three research fellow and one fully funded PhD position is available in the Sustainability Research Institute, University of Leeds. The jobs

are part of a new five year research centre called UK INDEMAND that will explore how to reduce the UK?s energy demand through changing our demand of materials and products across the whole supply chain. You will be working with the research team of Professor John Barrett.

  1. Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in Energy/Ecological Economics (40 months)
  1. Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow in the Governance of Sustainable Pathways (40 months)
  1. Research Fellow in Material Flow and Input-Output Analysis (24 months)
  1. Fully funded PhD scholarship (3.5 years funding)

6 Doctoral Positions

The Helmholtz Research School ESCALATE provides the environment for interdisciplinary doctoral
projects, addressing and linking the ecological, economic and social aspects of ecosystem service
research. The young scientists trained in

ESCALATE will be able to develop, implement and conduct
interdisciplinary projects in different types of institutes, such as in research, non-governmental organizations, or NGO consultancy agencies. Fellows will attend lectures and seminars on a broad range of interdisciplinary topics in the field of ecosystem service research and conduct their project in an international and integrative working environment.

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