Jobs and Scholarships

Urban Nexus

Vacancy // Nexus Research Associate at Faculty of Sustainability, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany

Within the framework of the project "Globally and Locally-sustainable Food-Water-Energy Innovation in Urban Living Labs (GLOCULL)", this vacancy is part of the subproject "Conducting Reaper Experiments in Urban Spaces".

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Jobs

Job Vacancy // Researcher Global Water-Food-Biodiversity Nexus

PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Wageningen Research is looking for a Master of Science (or post-doc) researcher trained in hydrology or environmental sciences (or comparable). You need to have strong analytical skills, and preferably experience with quantitative model analyses and programming (C, R, ArcGIS). Moreover, interest in international environmental issues is essential. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team, so excellent social skills are required. You also...

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Urban Nexus

Job Vacancy // Student Co-worker at ILS Dortmund/Germany

The research group "Constructed Environment" of the ILS is looking for a co-worker at the location Dortmund in the third-party project "The FEW-meter - an integrative model to measure and improve urban agriculture, shifting it towards urban metabolism" from 01.10.2018.

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Urban Nexus

PhD Position // Urban Sustainability and Food-Water-Energy Nexus, University of Florida

The Qiu Lab at the University of Florida is seeking a prospective PhD student with strong motivation and enthusiasm about graduate research to study sustainability of food-water-energy (FWE) nexus, and ecosystem services in the Greater Miami Area in South Florida. The student will work on a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project on optimizing FWE resources, mitigating tradeoffs among ecosystem services within the FWE nexus, and enhancing community resilience to challenges exacerbated...

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Urban Nexus

Job Vacancy // Student Assistant for Project Management Support in a Nexus Project at Technical University Munich/Germany

The advertised position serves to support current research projects, especially the project "Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus", at the chair of Urban Water Management. The work includes aspects of project management, organizing workshops, coordination with international partners, and content work such as literature research.

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Climate Change

Job Opportunity // Full-Time Research Assistant at Urban Planning & Disaster Management, Ming Chuan University/Taiwan

This project is one of the work packages in “Understanding Innovative Initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus in Cities (IFWEN)”, which is a funded international project under the Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative/Food-Water-Energy Nexus programme established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe.

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Research

UNU-FLORES & Technische Universität Dresden // Joint PhD in Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste

UNU-FLORES and Technische Universität Dresden are now accepting applications from graduates in engineering, social sciences, and natural sciences for their Joint PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil, and Waste. The tuition-free programme aims at creating a new generation of environmental scientists, engineers, and managers, to conduct, promote, and provide guidance on the sustainable management of water, soil, and waste.

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Jobs

Job Vacancy // Communication Coordinator for Gulf Region at the Dutch Consulate General in Dubai

The Dutch Consulate General in Dubai is looking for a part-time communication coordinator. This colleague will work on implementing a multi-year regional communication strategy, including communication for Dutch participation in the Dubai EXPO 2020. Under the name of 'Dutch Connection in the Gulf - Uniting Water Energy Food', the regional strategy will be implemented across the Gulf. Deadline 31 July 2018.

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Urban Nexus

FAPESP Fellowships // Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainable Urbanization

The FAPESP Fellowships is linked to the Belmont Forum/JPI project “Understanding Innovative Initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus in Cities”, Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative. Deadline is 31 July 2018.

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Urban Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI) // 15 Projects that Will Take On the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a call jointly established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe. The cooperation was established in order to bring together the fragmented research and expertise across the globe to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. 15 selected projects will start during the first half of 2018.

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