Thursday, December 13, 2012


This Week’s Posts

EMPLOYMENT: University of Michigan Position on Sustainability & Human Behavior. The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: SEI Senior Research Fellow - Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Development. The Senior Research Fellow will develop and lead research projects across the Asia/Pacific region, with a focus on sustainable land and water management and the various drivers of change, including climate change and responses to it. Deadline: open

EMPLOYMENT: Rainforest Alliance Projects Manager - TREES Program, Sustainable Forestry Division (Oaxaca, Mexico). The program promotes sustainable livelihoods and protects biodiversity in forest-dependent communities. Deadline: December 23, 2012

EMPLOYMENT: Post-Doc Position at Universität Hohenheim (Social and Institutional Change in Agricultural Development). The newly established division is responsible for research and teaching on governance in agricultural development, focusing on the institutional, political and social dimensions of food security and agriculture in developing countries. Deadline: December 27, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: MARE Conference 2013 - Maritime Futures. “Maritime Futures,” the central theme of the 7th MARE People and the Sea conference, addresses the opportunities and constraints for the development of maritime governance, knowledge production, maritime communities and maritime regions. Deadline: January 1, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor in sub-Saharan Africa. The research programme funds interdisciplinary research generating evidence and innovative tools to enable developing countries and their partners in sub-Saharan Africa to use groundwater in a sustainable way for the ultimate benefit of the poor. Deadline: January 10, 2013

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Triangulating Property Rights: Governing Access to Essential Goods. The Center on Global Legal Transformation at Columbia University is launching a call for proposals by junior researchers on governing scarce, yet essential goods. Deadline: January 15, 2013

TRAINING: STEPS Centre (IDS, UK) Summer School 2013. The STEPS Centre invites applications for its 2013 Summer School, which will take place from 13-24 May. Participants will explore the theme of pathways to sustainability through a mixture of workshops, lectures, outdoor events and focused interaction with STEPS Centre members. Deadline: January 31, 2012

ONLINE DISCUSSION: Future of Agriculture, hosted by Oxfam. This global online policy discussion forum is intended to explore four key issues: farmers’ knowledge as the driver of innovation and investment; women’s land ownership; farming’s dependence on fossil fuels; and effective risk management systems. Runs through December 21st.

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