Position Announcements

2024-06-13

(Senior) Researcher / Expert on Sustainability Impact Assessment // Closing date not indicated

The (Senior) Researcher / Expert will work in the Sustainable Markets and Society team, and will participate in collaborative projects and research proposals of relevance to EFI’s Bioeconomy Programme. The position focuses on developing and piloting sustainability impact assessment (SIA), life-cycle analysis (LCA), biodiversity footprinting methods together with research and practice partners, and mainstreaming these approaches to sustainability strategies and sustainable business models in forest-related sectors. The (Senior) Researcher / Expert will also be expected to: - Contribute to developing research funding applications; - Support project management (contents, finances, reporting); - Lead and contribute to scientific articles, reports, policy briefs and other publications; - Present and communicate research results to decision makers, researchers, and stakeholders, and the general public; - Supervise the work of trainees and junior researchers.

Institutions:  Bioeconomy Programme of the European Forest Institute (EFI)
Duty station:  Joensuu, Finland
Closing date:  not indicated

Details:  https://careers.efi.int/o/senior-researcher-expert-on-sustainability-impact-assessment 


2024-06-03

Associate Professorship or Professorship in Outdoor Recreation and Green Space Planning // 7 August 2024

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, invites applications at associate or professor level in the field Outdoor Recreation and Green Space Planning. The positions will primarily be based in the Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning – Society where social aspects of green space is a central research topic, but the positions have broader relevance for the department. Successful candidates should be internationally recognized within the field of Outdoor Recreation and Green Space Planning with special focus on some of the following issues: - Recreation and cultural ecosystem services; - Recreational and other socio-cultural aspects of people’s nature relationships, such as perception, wellbeing, and sense of place research; - Recreation resource assessment, monitoring and geo-spatial mapping; - Green space and outdoor recreation planning, governance and management, urban forestry, green infrastructure and nature-based solutions; - Monitoring and documentation of outdoor recreation including both qualitative and quantitative approaches, and special user groups (e.g. children and ethnic minorities); - Involvement of multiple stakeholder groups (e.g. associations, landowners, volunteers, citizens etc.) in planning and governing of natural areas and green spaces in relation to outdoor recreation.

Institutions:  Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
Duty station:  not indicated; the Faculty of Science is located at Frederiksberg, Denmark
Closing Date:  7 August 2024, 23:59 GMT +2

Details:  https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1307&ProjectId=161982&DepartmentId=18971&MediaId=4638


2024-05-23

(Senior) Researcher / Expert on Sustainability Impact Assessment

The Bioeconomy Programme of the European Forest Institute (EFI) is seeking a (Senior) Researcher / Expert on Sustainability Impact Assessment. The (Senior) Researcher / Expert will work in the Sustainable Markets and Society team, and will participate in collaborative projects and research proposals of relevance to EFI’s Bioeconomy Programme. The position focuses on developing and piloting sustainability impact assessment (SIA), life-cycle analysis (LCA), biodiversity footprinting methods together with research and practice partners, and mainstreaming these approaches to sustainability strategies and sustainable business models in forest-related sectors. The (Senior) Researcher / Expert will also be expected to: - Contribute to developing research funding applications: - Support project management (contents, finances, reporting): - Lead and contribute to scientific articles, reports, policy briefs and other publications: - Present and communicate research results to decision makers, researchers, and stakeholders, and the general public: - Supervise the work of trainees and junior researchers.

Institutions:  Bioeconomy Programme, European Forest Institute (EFI)
Duty station:  Joensuu, Finland
Closing Date:  not indicated

Details:  https://careers.efi.int/o/senior-researcher-expert-on-sustainability-impact-assessment    


2024-05-21

One Full-Time Tenure-Track Positions at the Rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor Program of Landscape and Recreation // application to be posted before 17 July 2024

The Program of Landscape and Recreation of National Chung Hsing University is inviting applications for one full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor. Applicants must have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline. The research fields will include landscape planning, leisure and recreation, landscape planning and designing. The successful canddate will be expected to teach in English.

Institution:  Program of Landscape and Recreation, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU)
Closing date:  Applications to be posted with a postmark dated before 17 July 2024

Details:  https://www2.nchu.edu.tw/en-news-detail/id/887/title/One_Full-Time_Tenure-Track_Positions_at_the_Rank_of_Assistant/Associate/Professor_Program_of_Landscape_and_Recreation


2024-05-13

5 Assistant Professor Positions // 16 June 2024

The Director of the Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, invites applications for the following positions: - Assistant Professor at the Department of Biogeography and Systematics; - Assistant Professor at the Department of Developmental Biology; - Assistant Professor at the Department of Ecology; - Assistant Professor at the Department of Genetics and Environmental Interactions; - Assistant Professor at the Department of Symbiotic Associations.

Institution:  Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Duty station:  not indicated; location of institution: Kórnik, Poland  
Closing Date:  16 June 2024

Details:  https://www.idpan.poznan.pl/index.php/praca-staze-konkursy


2024-03-11

Assistant/Associate Professor of Plant-Associated Molecular Mycology // 15 August 2024

The Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, is inviting applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Plant-Associated Molecular Mycology. The Department's aim is to recruit, support, and retain a scholar who will develop a strong, interdisciplinary, nationally and internationally recognized research and teaching program focused on fungi and/or oomycetes that interact with plants. To that end, we encourage applications from scholars whose research interests and experience may include, but are not limited to, the evolution of fungicide resistance, molecular plant-microbe interactions, population genomics, metagenomics, functional genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics of fungal and/or oomycete pathogens. Programs that use emerging computational and data-analytic approaches are highly desirable. The incumbent will be expected to seek both internal and external research support funds and training grants from government, industry, and other appropriate sources. The incumbent will become an integral part of the Department of Plant Pathology academic program and interact with and enhance a strong mycology community at Ohio State in support of the new undergraduate Minor in Mycology by developing or participating in courses as appropriate. The incumbent will teach/co-teach a course in Plant Pathogenic Fungi and associated laboratory, and develop a mycology-themed course of broad interest to diverse undergraduate students.

Institution:  Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University
Duty Station:  Columbus, Ohio, USA
Closing date:  15 August 2024. Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.

Details:  https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor-Mycology-Plant-Pathology_R99372-1