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Jobs & fellowships

2.8.2021

Assistant Professor Urban Futures Studio tenure track position

Urban Futures Studio, Utrecht University

 

In conversation with the UFS Team, the Assistant Professor will study existing ways in which futures are performed (for instance by policy makers or in society) and investigate the techniques of futuring in use and report on the findings, both in peer-reviewed articles and via media that can reach selected target audiences. 

 

The UFS Team is looking to strengthen the understanding of four core topical interests:

  • the relationship between democracy and the sustainability transition;
  • the collective imagination and its change;
  • reimagining the relationship between science and policy;
  • and, recombining techniques of futuring for sustainability transition.

 

Deadline: 14 September 2021

29.7.2021

Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist - nDEE Research Fellow - School of Law

UC Berkeley

 

The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment is seeking to hire a Research Fellow focused on helping develop a network for digital economy, energy, and the environment (nDEE). 

The Digital Economy Research Fellow will focus on an initiative exploring and supporting multi-disciplinary research to increase understanding of the energy and environmental impacts of the digital economy, with emphasis on sharing platforms, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, and/or the internet of things. 

 

Deadline: 18 August 2021

27.7.2021

Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in 2030

Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

 

An der Fakultät Nachhaltigkeit am Institut für Ethik und Transdisziplinäre Nachhaltigkeitsforschung ist zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt eine Stelle als wissenschftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in zu besetzen.

Die Stelle ist im Kooperationsprojekt Zukunftsstadt 2030+ (https://www.lueneburg2030.de/) angesiedelt, das gemeinsam von Hansestadt Lüneburg, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, und zahlreichen Akteuren aus der Zivilgesellschaft getragen und durchgeführt wird. In der dritten Phase dieses Projekts geht es v.a. um die experimentelle Umsetzung von partizipativ entwickelten Maßnahmenvorschlägen zur lokalen Implementierung der Sustainable Development Goals der Vereinten Nationen. Es besteht die Möglichkeit zur wissenschaftlichen Weiterqualifikation außerhalb der Arbeitszeit basierend auf den Ergebnissen der Arbeiten in dem Projekt.

 

Deadline: 8. August 2021

19.07.21

Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in für formative Evaluation in einem Biodiversitätsprojekt

Technische Universität Berlin

 

Das Zentrum Technik und Gesellschaft sucht ab 1.10.21 für drei Jahren eine/n Wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in, die/der die inter- und transdisziplinäre Kooperation in dem Projekt BioVal zu Biodiversität in der Lebensmittelbranche mit formativer Evaluation auf einer 50%-Stelle unterstützt. Im Pro­jekt Bio­Val wird unter­sucht, wie Unter­neh­men aus der Lebens­mit­tel­bran­che stär­ker ihre Wir­kun­gen auf den Erhalt und die Stär­kung von Bio­di­ver­si­tät ent­lang der gesam­ten Wert­schöp­fungs­kette in den Blick neh­men und ent­spre­chende för­der­li­che Maß­nah­men ergrei­fen kön­nen. Es wird sehr konkret mit Unternehmen kooperiert. Eine Aufstockung über weitere Projekte ist ggf. möglich.

 

Deadline: 12. August 2021

15.07.2021

Professur im Fachgebiet Nachhaltigkeits- und Risikowissenschaften

Hochschule Darmstadt

 

Die Professur soll das Fachgebiet in Lehre und Forschung vertreten. Die Lehre umfasst insbesondere Veranstaltungen im Master-Studiengang "Risk Assessment and Sustainability Management" (RASUM) sowie im Begleitstudium „Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften“ für alle Fachbereiche.

 

Deadline: 15.08.2021

15.07.2021

VerantwortlicheR Klima, Fokus Ernährungssystem (80%)

Stiftung Mercator Schweiz

 

Die Stiftung Mercator entwickelt, erprobt und verbreitet zusammen mit ihren Partner.innen Ideen zur Lösung gesellschaftlicher und ökologischer Herausforderungen. Sie initiiert und fördet wegweisende Projekte, stärkt zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen, schmiedet und unterstützt breite Allianzen, um gemeinsam Entwicklungen für eine offene, gerechte und ökologisch nachhaltige Gesellschaft anzustossen. Zu den Aufgaben dieser Stellenausschreibung gehören die Umsetzung und Weiterentwicklung der im Juli 2021 gestarteten Strategie, die Projektbeurteilung und -begleitung, die ENtwicklung stiftugnseigener Vorhaben und vieles mehr.

 

Beginn auf 1. Oktober 2021 oder nach Vereinbarung

6.7.2021

Senior and Junior Fellowship Programme 2022

University of Bayreuth

 

Effective immediately, the University of Bayreuth Centre  of International Excellence "Alexander von Humboldt"is offering a Senior and Junior Fellowship Programme for the year 2022, open to all disciplines.

All Fellows will have the awarded sum at their disposal for covering all costs of project realisation. The Centre supports academic exchange across existing boundaries: between disciplines, between different cultures and countries, between established and younger researchers. Furthermore, the Centre engages in activities, opening the research community to society and politics.

 

Deadline: 13 October 2021

6.7.2021

Short Term Grants Programme 2022

University of Bayreuth

 

The University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence “Alexander von Humboldt” promotes excellent research at the University of Bayreuth (UBT) and advances the internationalisation of research and networking with the best universities worldwide. Effective immediately, the Centre is offering Short Term Grants for the year 2022, open to all disciplines.

The Centre supports academic exchange across existing boundaries: between disciplines, between different cultures and countries, between established and younger researchers. Short Term Grantees are invited to carry out their own research projects in cooperation with a local host at UBT.

 

Deadline: 4 November 2021

5.7.2021

2 GFZ Discovery Fellowships

Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam - Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ

 

For the third time, GFZ will offer two PostDoc positions that aim at adding to the current and future direction of GFZ’s research. The positions are promoted by the “GFZ Discovery Fund” and will support up to two fellowships for a maximum duration of three years.‍

Successful candidates are expected to define innovative scientific projects and to identify future fields of research within the GFZ research units. The research topic can be freely chosen, but must be assigned to one of the GFZ’s program topics of the Helmholtz Association PoF IV period, have an interdisciplinary approach, and be realized in close cooperation with at least two GFZ sections. Therefore, the research themes should integrate GFZ’s sections and open up interdisciplinary fields, which also allow the candidates to sharpen their innovative research profile.

 

Deadline: 25 August 2021

21.6.2021

Two post-doctoral researchers

Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft

 

The post-doc researchers are primarily responsible for contributing to a research program on antecedents, processes, outcomes, and boundary conditions of applying open and collaborative scientific research practices, which is funded by the Austrian National Foundation for Research, Technology, and Development. This program is headed by Marion Poetz (Scientific Director of the LBG OIS Center in Vienna and Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark) and carried out in collaboration with an international network of research partners.

 

Deadline: 30 August 2021

30.03.2021

Assistant Research Professor

Two full-time, non-tenure track, faculty position are available at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, to join the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. The successful candidate will become part of a transdisciplinary research group analyzing strategies to manage climate risks. The position provides unique opportunities for research, education, outreach, decision support, and professional development. The successful candidate will enjoy ample opportunities for transdisciplinary research collaboration as well as professional mentoring by a team of experts in relevant disciplines.

 

Deadline: open until filled

30.03.2021

Graduate Program "Transdisciplinary Sustainability"

Building capacity to address the 21st-century transition to sustainability, both globally and locally, is an urgent and complex task, which requires novel partnerships and the integration of expertise from a variety of perspectives. The PhD program in Transdisciplinary Sustainability (TRSU) aims to make a strong contribution to understanding and addressing complex ecological-social-economic-political issues.

 

Deadline for Start in Winter: 30 September 2021

16.12.2020

Community Based Participatory Researcher

The Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health is seeking a Community Based Participatory Research Specialist (Social Science Research Professional 2) to work with the Stanford Aging and Ethnogeriatrics (SAGE) Research Center and the Outreach, Recruitment and Engagement Core of the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (SADRC).
Our overall goal is to 1) strengthen and diversify the aging research workforce by mentoring new and junior researchers and postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented backgrounds (i.e., SAGE Scientists) to become independent, culturally sensitive and culturally competent researchers engaged in transdisciplinary integrative research in ethnogeriatrics, (2) to promote community based participatory research advances focused on the health and well-being of diverse older adults, (3) To build and foster community partnerships with organizations serving diverse populations and those serving patients with cognitive impairment to support the mission of the Outreach Recruitment and Engagement Core of the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Deadline: open until filled

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