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Opportunity // Research Assistant for the Nexus Network

University of Sussex / Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) are seeking to appoint a Research Assistant to contribute to the work of the Network Nexus team, synthesising existing outputs of the Nexus Network; organising and evaluating a workshop in May 2018 and working with colleagues to prepare and edit key documents on the Nexus Network.

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PhD Opportunity // Modelling and Optimisation of Spatio-temporal Patterns of flows in the Urban Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Developing sustainable future cities depends on the opportunities to optimally integrate and mobilize food, water and energy resources in a synergistic way to reduce water, carbon, and ecological footprints, and increase the community resilience against challenges exacerbated by climate change, population growth, and resources depletion. This project aims to generate actionable information by analysing the distributed production and storage of materials and energy flows into, out of, and within...

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PhD Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative // Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The PhD researcher will be part of the CRUNCH project. CRUNCH is a multi-disciplinary project with an international consortium of 19 project partners lead by University of Portsmouth with the aim to work in 6 cities, addressing all three sectors of food, water and energy through the integrative FWE-Nexus approach. Using ULL scenarios developed through CRUNCH for the participating cities, a context specific FWE-Nexus framework will be developed and visualised.

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WEF-Nexus Graduate Research Assistantship // University of California Merced

The Mountain Hydrology Research Group at the University of California Merced seeks applications for a highly qualified applicant who is committed to pursuing a PhD degree in Environmental Systems on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus.

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Water-Energy Nexus // Internship on Desalination at UNU-INWEH

As intern at UNU-INWEH, you will collect and synthesize data on the status of desalinated water across countries and regions, search of literature for the economics of desalination, policy and institutional aspects, and environmental trade‐offs, among others, and prepare a draft of the state‐of‐the‐art review and policy brief on the status of desalinated water.

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Vacancy // PostDoc Researcher in Innovation, Networking and Learning in the Water Industry at Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin invites applications for a Researcher, part-funded under the ERDF INTERREG Ireland-Wales programme 2014-2020. In this multi-disciplinary research, the Business School is collaborating with the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, and Bangor University Wales. The deadline has been extended to 15 Dec 2017.

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Vacancy // Research Associate: WANDEL project at United Nations University, Bonn

The WANDEL project explores whether limitations in the availability of water resources in sufficient quantity or quality might accelerate or delay the global energy system transition (Energiewende). Funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), this multi-stakeholder collaborative project focuses on the interlinkages between hydropower, coal, solar power, and biomass-based energy production and global water resources.

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RCUK Innovation Research Fellowship // Evaluation Framework for the Ex-post Evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Food-Energy-Water-Environment Nexus Infrastructure Domains

The University of Surrey has been awarded a three year RCUK Innovation Fellowship by ESRC. The Fellow to be appointed will develop, test, and apply an evaluation framework for the ex-post evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in food-energy-water-environment Nexus infrastructure domains. This will include specific projects with industry partners Anglian Water and the South Lincolnshire Water Partnership (SLWP). The Fellowship is associated with the Centre for the Evaluation of...

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PhD // Hydrological Modeling at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany

PIK are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to conduct their research in the field of hydrological modelling for climate impact assessment and the food-water-energy nexus with the aim of generating results relevant to end-users in project target countries (India, Peru, Tanzania).

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Job Vacancy // Secretary of the Dresden Nexus Conference at UNU-FLORES

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management. Side by side, researchers and implementers (policymakers and decision-makers) from universities, national and international organisations, UN entities, ministries, and governmental agencies, as well as individual researchers and stakeholders from the private sector and civil society discuss current research and...

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