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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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Research Vacancy // PostDoc in Integrated Water-Energy-Food Nexus Modeling

At the Institute of Environmental Engineering at ETH Zurich. The team is searching for a candidate that will carry out research to develop an integrated model of the water-energy-food nexus starting from an existing physically based distributed hydrological model, by interfacing it with models of agricultural productivity and ecosystem response. Research will be devoted to improvements of the distributed model components.

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Vacancy // Advisor (f/m) NEXUS Water Energy Food (WEF) in Niger

A WEF nexus advisor is wanted for the GIZ programme "Support to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) and the Water Policy Sector Programme, initiated a partnership with the Niger Basin Authority to implement the Nexus Regional Dialogues. A set of activities will be implemented by GIZ and NBA including endorsed regional and national Nexus policy recommendations and institutional WEF Nexus studies, customized capacity development activities and micro-scale implementation within pioneer countries.

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PhD Scholarship // Mapping the Water-Energy Nexus and Urban Metabolism

Opportunities exist for one or more PhD students to contribute to a set of exciting projects at the School of Chemical Engineering/University of Queenland/Australia. These are focused on understanding how water and energy are interconnected in cities and economies. Deadline is 6 Dec 2017.

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Job Vacancy // Graduate Research Assistantship in Sustainability Modeling at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus at Washington State University

WSU seeks a PhD student interested in environmental sustainability and coupled human-natural systems modeling to pursue their graduate education in the School of the Environment at Washington State University. The successful candidate will join a large, interdisciplinary team on a recently funded project researching the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus of the Columbia River Basin (CRB).

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