Jobs

Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

The AlpWise Group opens a PhD position and teaching assistantship in the geomorphology and/or ecology of glacier-fed mountain streams.

Application deadline 1 July 2021.

Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

The Ecosystem Dynamics and Forest Management Group, part of TUM’s School of Life Sciences, offers a Postdoc position studying the effects of compound climatic extremes on tree regeneration.

 Application deadline 27 June 2021.

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in cooperation with EURAC Research, Bolzano, Italy.

The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in cooperation with EURAC invites applications for a PhD position in Modelling, management, and resilience of future Alpine forest landscapes in the frame of the PhD Programme in Mountain Environment and Agriculture. The PhD project is embedded in the REINFORCE project (Integrated landscape management for resilient mountain forests under global changes; H2020 MSCA-IF, GA 891671).

Deadline for applications 30 June 2021

University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

The University of Graz, Austria, is looking for a researcher (with/without PhD) for the project Snow avalanche detection and forecasting for the Austrian Alpine region. 

 Application deadline 27 June 2021.

Department of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Professor in the School of Geography. We are seeking to appoint an academic to make a significant impact within the research and teaching area of geomorphology. Applicants at the intersection between geomorphology and climate change and/or with interests in geohazards or glaciers are particularly encouraged to apply.

 Application deadline 22 June 2021.

Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland. 

To complete the team, the LAKES group (M.-E. Perga) from the Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics is looking for a PhD Student to work on the analysis and projections of high-altitude lakes' responses to climate change. Part of the work includes interactions with local managers (French National Parks).

Application deadline 30 June 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.

Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Montana Western, Dillon, Montana, USA.

The Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Montana Western seeks an innovative, passionate, educator-researcher in the area of geophysics applied to environmental science. The position is a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level. The University of Montana Western values diversity, and applicants from diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.

 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos, Switzerland.

The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and focuses on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards. The new “Climate Change, Extremes, and Natural Hazards in Alpine Regions Research Center – CERC,” established as part of the SLF in Davos, is seeking the following four positions to begin 1 July 2021.

Various locations.

The DEEPICE project, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Innovative Training Network) calls for applications for 15 fully funded PhD positions (early-stage researcher, ESR).

To be filled between July and October 2021, with attractive complementary training activities and associated research and travel budgets.

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