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Job Vacancy // Advisor Sustainable Water Policy Finance at GIZ

The sectoral project ‘Sustainable Water Policy’ is a supra-regional project. It is advising the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on the of the German development cooperation in the water sector. Topics are climate change adaptation, sanitation and wastewater management, transboundary water management, the nexus water-energy-food security, good governance in the water sector as well as financing solutions for the water sector.

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Job Vacany // Nexus Central Asia Coordinator at IUCN/Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Belgrade, Serbia

IUCN Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to join the IUCN ECARO team as the Nexus Central Asia Coordinator. The successful candidate will work in close cooperation with IUCN ECARO Director and the IUCN Global Water Programme, and will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of Nexus and water governance activities in Eastern Europe, North and Central Asia.

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Capacity Building

NSF-funded Graduate Student Opportunities // "Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus" at University of Montana, USA

Applicants are sought for a NSF-funded graduate traineeship (National Research Traineeship; NRT) at the University of Montana, UM BRIDGES: Bridging Divides across the Food, Energy, and Water Nexus. Fellowships are available for PhD and MS students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) disciplines, including in the Departments of Ecosystem & Conservation Sciences, Geosciences, Economics, Environmental Studies, Forest Management, and Society & Conservation.

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Job Vacancy // Water resource planning consultant for a multi-purpose dam in the Cochabamba Departamental Administration, Bolivia

The Nexus project in Bolivia aims at introducing a coordination mechanism of the three sectors of water, energy and food security in order to mitigate resource scarcity caused by climate change and to take advantage of synergies. The partner organization, here the Department of Water Management and Basic Supply (DGA) of the Departamental Administration of Cochabamba, is to be supported in the development of an intersectoral management model for water distribution for drinking water supply,...

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PhD Programme // 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.

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Vacancy // Research Assistant at UN University/UNU-FLORES, incl. Nexus Observatory project

The UNU Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) is hiring a research assistant for its Capacity Development and Governance (CDG). The Nexus Observatory is an important project of the CDG unit. The goal of the Nexus Observatory is to facilitate the organisation of data and analytical tools to support innovations in research and knowledge translation for evidence-based decision-making.

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Vacancy // Gender, Youth and Inclusion Coordinator at CGIAR WLE

WLE is seeking an outstanding social scientist, with very strong development impact credentials, in the field of gender, youth and inclusion to take this work stream forwards. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the enthusiasm and inspiration to make WLE the place to go for evidence, insights and knowledge on gender, youth and inclusion in relation to the sustainable intensification of agriculture.

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Vacancy // Water and Energy Policy Advisor at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Dushanbe, Tajikistan

OSCE Tajikistan is looking for an experienced water-energy advisor to coordinate its programmatic activities in the areas of water management and energy security under the direct supervision of the Head, Economic and Environmental Department. Deadline for application: 8 May 2017

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Scholarships

PostDoc // Postdoctoral Researcher on integrated water-food-energy systems modelling at UNESCO IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

This work is directly related to the ongoing EC Horizon2020 project SIM4NEXUS. SIM4NEXUS is a 4-year project (June 2016-June 2020) that aims to robustly and quantitatively explore the water-energy-food-land use-climate nexus at a range of scales from regional to global, and to incorporate policy directions into this assessment, greatly extending the current state-of-the-art in nexus research and science. One key element of the project is to design and develop system dynamics models for 12...

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GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle // Startup-grants for Water, Energy, Food

The GESR 3rd Incubation Cycle will support the go-to-market journeys of 8 startups having a promising technology, functional prototype, viable business model, social impact, and are in the fields of water, health, energy, food and education.

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