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PhD Programme // Integrated Management of Water, Soil and Waste, Dresden/Germany

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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Funded PhD Scholarship // Water-Energy Nexus at the NUI Galway/Ireland

The links between energy usage and water are not clearly understood or recognised and thus water consumption is not considered as being intertwined with energy/electricity usage. Additionally, the water footprint of energy/electricity production is not usually considered, even though water is a scarce resource in many places. This project will firstly identify the water related electricity use at different spatial scales to define the “electricity footprint” of water use. On the other side,...

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Vacancy // Energy Modeler/Researcher at IIASA

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) near Vienna in Austria, is looking to recruit a motivated and talented researcher to join a team within the Energy (ENE) Program analyzing a wide range of issues about energy economics and climate change. The research will focus on modeling energy use for sustainable development.

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PhD Scholarship // Mapping the Water-Energy Nexus and Urban Metabolism, University of Queensland, Australia

Opportunities exist for one or more PhD students to contribute to a set of exciting projects focused on understanding how water and energy are interconnected in cities and economies. We are seeking PhD candidates to join a unique multi-disciplinary team at the School of Chemical Engineering at UQ. Applicants will develop skills in modelling, data management and analysis, scenario and policy formulation and least cost strategy development.

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Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (InFEWS) Fellows Program

The Innovation at the nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (InFEWS) Fellows Program is open to all UC Berkeley PhD and MS students in good standing in any field, with a focus on engineering, physical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, business, education, I-School, or public health. Deadline is 10 February 2017.

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Job Vacancy // Research Project Manager Water for Food Institute at University of Nebraska

The Robert B Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (WFI) works collaboratively with the University of Nebraska faculty, administrators, and staff, along with external partners, both domestically and internationally. This position will work directly with the Director of Research and collaborate with other directors and staff of the WFI, in the execution of research and technical transfer projects, preparation of reports and communication efforts. Deadline is 1 Feb 2017.

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PhD Studentship // Stakeholder involvement in policy evaluation in Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI)

The studentship is linked to the ESRC CECAN Centre for the Evaluation of Complexity across the Nexus. Award is worth £16,805 per year, contributing towards your PhD tuition fees and living costs. Application deadline is 9 Jan 17.

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Consultant Opportunities // Experts on Climate Change, Water Resource Management and the Energy-Water Nexus

US nationals only. The U.S. Department of State and U.S. Water Partnership (USWP) seek experts to share best practices and expertise on sustainable water management in Morocco with a focus on managing the risks and impacts of climate change on water resources. The purpose of this request for qualifications (RFQ) is to identify one to two experts on sustainable water management to engage with senior leadership at the Moroccan Water and Energy utility (ONEE) in a strategic planning exercise to...

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Research Vacancy // PhD position on modeling and optimization of the water-energy nexus at household level

The PhD position offered is part of a larger research project Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER) – Efficiency of Industrial Processes funded by the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI. The project belongs to the work package Decentralized Wastewater Management, a cooperation between Eawag, Empa, and two Swiss universities of applied science. Deadline is 31 January 2017.

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Research Vacancy // Postdoc at "Stepping Up" for Developping Water, Energy & Food Nexus Models

The Abertay University (Scotland) now seeks to appoint a Research Fellow within the Maths and Computing Division in the School of Arts, Media and Computer Games. The successful candidate will participate in the EPSRC STEPPING UP project, with the involvement of eight partner institutions across the UK: University of Manchester, University of Surrey, University of Exeter, University of Glasgow, Cranfield University, Loughborough University, HR Wallingford and Science & Technology Facilities...

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