Jobs

Global Water Futures, Wilfred Laurier University, Yellowknife, Canada.

The Global Water Futures (GWF) program seeks a Research Associate (Permafrost Hydrology) to provide research and administrative support, field and technical support, modelling support and data analysis, as well as Wilfred Laurier University’s broader northern research portfolio.

Application deadline: posted until filled.

School of Environment and Geography, University of York, England.

The Department of Environment and Geography at the University of York is seeking a passionate, highly motivated and well qualified Lecturer in Human Geography. The post is part of new investment to further our strengths in solution-oriented teaching and research targeted at addressing grand environmental and social sustainability challenges.

The closing date for applications is 1 August 2021.

Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL in Davos, Switzerland.

The Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich and the Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL invite applications for a Professor of Climate Impacts in Mountain Regions to establish a research group on Climate Impacts in Mountain Regions. The joint position will be affiliated with the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in Davos (Canton Grisons) and ETH Zurich.

The closing date for applications is 30 September 2021.

Deakin University and Australian National University, Australia. 

Excellent PhD candidates with a background in ecological science, population genetics and/or botany/zoology are sought to join a highly collaborative project aligned with the Australian Mountain Research Facility (AMRF): 'Determining the resilience of Australian alpine plants and communities in a future climate.'

Commences Spring 2021 or by negotiation.

Institute for Alpine Environment, EURAC Research, Italy and Department of Microbiology, University of Innsbruck, Austria. 

The EURAC-Institute for Alpine Environment invites applications for a three-year early-stage researcher (PhD) position in Alpine Plant Ecology - Ecophysiology. The successful candidate will join the UPSHIFT project (Effects of air pressure on upwards shifting alpine ecosystems; “Joint Projects” Austria – South Tyrol/Alto Adige).

Application deadline 31 August 2021.

Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 

The University of Lausanne Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research (CIRM), the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP) and the Institute of Geography and Sustainability (IGD) are inviting applications for a PhD in public administration. CIRM also seeks to fill a position of First Assistant (Post-doc) on Monitoring of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems.

Application deadline 23 August 2021.

Department of Earth Science,  University of Bergen, Norway. 

The University of Bergen Department of Earth Science has a vacancy for a PhD Research Fellow in Remote Sensing and Glaciology. The position is for a fixed-term period of 3 years with the possibility of a 4th year with compulsory other work (e.g. teaching duties at the Department). The position is funded by University of Bergen although the successful candidate will also contribute to ongoing projects at the Department of Earth Science. 

Application deadline 25 August 2021.

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Norway.

Positions as Researcher and PhD Research Fellow in glaciology are available at the University of Oslo's Department of Geosciences. Both are part of the project “Global glacier modelling: Do non-linear feedbacks matter for century-scale projections?” funded by the Norwegian Research Council.

Application deadline 1 September 2021.

Department of Aquatic Ecology, Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology), Zürich, Switzerland.

Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, is an internationally networked aquatic research institute within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems. The Department of Aquatic Ecology has a vacancy for a Group Leader Position in Adaptation to Environmental Change in Freshwater Ecosystems (tenure track).
 
Application deadline 5 September 2021.

Department of Physical Geography, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 

The Utrecht University Department of Physical Geography is looking for an enthusiastic PhD candidate interested in climate change and natural hazards in mountains.

Application deadline 27 August 2021.

Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. 

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology Department of Geography has a vacancy for a PhD candidate with the focus on the drivers of glacial lake outburst floods in Norway. 

Application deadline 9 August 2021.

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. 

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo seeks a motivated and skilled person for a 4-year PostDoc position. 25% of the position is reserved for teaching, supervision of students at all levels, and helping organize the drone laboratory that is being established for the Departments of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo. The ideal candidate has a research focus within any geoscientific sub-discipline and is familiar with drone technology, field investigations using drones, and various drone-based datasets.  

Starting date no later than October 1, 2021.

Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at Cornell University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position in the area of social-ecological systems analysis, at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor. The position will be 50% research and 50% teaching (2.5 courses per academic year).

Review of applications will begin 15 July 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Application deadline 1 September 2021.

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