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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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Job Vacancy // Research Associate focusing on the analysis of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Brazil at University of Cambridge

The Department of Land Economy invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work with Professor Jorge E. Vinuales at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) in the context of a research project funded by the Newton Fund (ESRC) and focusing on the analysis of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Brazil. This is a part-time (75%), fixed term available from 1 April 2017 until 30 September 2019. Deadline 6 Nov 2016

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Nexus Job Vacancy // PhD Position in EU Research Project on Water-Energy-Food Nexus at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) is offering one PhD position to work in a multi-disciplinary EU-funded research project on governance related to the water-energy-food nexus.

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Postdoctoral Position: Resilience and vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment
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Job Vacancy // Postdoctoral Position: Resilience and vulnerability at the urban nexus of food, water, energy and the environment

A postdoctoral candidate with strong social science background and proven training and research interests in urban studies, social practices or networks and flows, and in at least one of the areas of water, food and energy.

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