Jobs

Research Committee Specialist

Expedition Science, Remote, All Locations

For their Research Committee Specialist, Expedition Science are seeking a masters, PhD or early-career researcher with excellent organisational skills and a strong commitment to advancing climate research initiatives. You will manage the four Scientific Panels (forest, mountain, ocean and polar) calendars, ensuring a smooth and efficient review process. You will serve as a point of contact for applicants, providing assistance and answers to inquiries regarding the review process, and manage external communications. Time commitment is ~2 hours/day but with the flexibility to be spread throughout the week. Pay is over the UK Living Wage of £100/day on a contractor basis.

Application Deadline: 8 July 2024

Scientific Committee Members (Mountain-Themed)

Expedition Science, Remote, All Locations

For their Scientific Committee members, Expedition Science are seeking academics studying mountain-related research to sit on their mountain-themed Scientific Committee. These members will review incoming mountain-related climate research projects for fieldwork funding, working beneath the panel chair and alongside three other academics and one non-academic expedition professional. The panel is expected to meet virtually once a quarter to discuss the proposed projects. Pay is based on a day rate for each role, with an expected total pay for 8 hours of work.

Application Deadline: 15 July 2024

Post-Doctoral and PhD Opportunities on the Land Use Impacts of Solar and Wind Energy

Department of Geography, University of Louvain (UCLouvain), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Successful candidates will conduct innovative research on the factors influencing solar and wind energy expansion in Europe, aiming to understand land use decisions and facilitate the transition to renewable energies. The research includes geospatial analysis, stakeholder interviews, and scenario analyses, with one postdoc developing a simulation model. Candidates must excel in systemic analysis and socio-economic data analysis, with field interviews in Belgium, Portugal, and/or the Western Alps. Fluency in French, Dutch, or Portuguese is preferred. Strong academic references required. Apply with a PDF including a letter, CV, references, and sample work to eric.lambin(at)uclouvain.be.

Applications accepted until positions filled, start date between September 2024 and September 2025.