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PhD candidate in Communicating Earthquake Information in a Multi-Hazard Context (100%, 3 to 4 years), Transdisciplinarity Lab and Swiss Seismological Service, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

ETH Zurich is one of the world's leading universities specialising in science and technology. It is renowned for its excellent education, its cutting-edge fundamental research and its efforts to put new knowledge and innovations directly into practice. In the framework of the European Horizon 2020 project RISE “Towards operational forecasting of earthquakes and early warning capacity for more resilient societies”, the Transdisciplinarity Lab of the Department of Environmental System Sciences (TdLab) offers a PhD position in collaboration with the project coordinator, the Swiss Seismological Service (SED).

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Vergabe von Lehraufträgen im interdisziplinären Studienprogramm »Vielfalt der Wissensformen« für das Winterssemester 2019/2020, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Deutschland

Bewerbungsfrist: 15. Mai 2019

»Vielfalt der Wissensformen« ist ein interdisziplinäres Studienprogramm der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, das die disziplinäre Ausbildung von Studierenden der Natur-, Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften um eine interdisziplinäre Komponente erweitert. Wissen und Wissensstrukturen werden in den Lehrveranstaltungen des Programms aus einer fächerübergreifenden Perspektive und unter Berücksichtigung der Aspekte Stabilität, Übertragbarkeit und Unterscheidbarkeit von Wissen reflektiert.

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Research funding: Resilience in a Rapidly Changing Arctic

Deadline for proposals: 14 June 2019

The Belmont Forum is pleased to announce the launch of a second Collaborative Research Action focused on Arctic region. The call aims at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the globe to develop proposals from integrated teams of scientists and stakeholders to address key areas of arctic resilience understanding and action. This collaboration of academic and non-academic knowledge systems constitutes a transdisciplinary approach that will advance not only understanding of the fundamentals of arctic resilience but also spur action, inform decision-making, and translate into solutions for resilience.

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Post-doc in Ubiquitous Computing for Health and Quality of Life, University of Geneva

The Quality of Life technologies (QoL) lab at the Institute of Services Science is looking for a motivated post-doc candidate, with background in computer science, information systems, HCI or related fields. Post-doc topic will be self-defined and related to research on Quality of Life assessment and improvement for healthy populations - while leveraging current lab expertise in mobile communication and computing technologies. The position is avaialble within the ongoing AAL CoME project.

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