TWO PHD POSITIONS – SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

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TWO PHD POSITIONS – SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

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Please see below for two PhD student positions in sustainability at The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB)

Deadline: 16th October, 2 pm CET

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TWO PHD POSITIONS – SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

Institute of Environmental Science and Technology

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), is looking for two highly motivated individuals who can develop frontier PhD research on global environmental challenges. They will help us advance our Strategic Research Program by working on one of or across the following topics:

- Understanding the impacts of climate and global change on oceanic and coastal systems to develop pathways towards sustainable and equitable interactions with marine environments and their resources;

- Analyzing the combined effects of climate and other drivers of global environmental change on the sustainability of rural landscapes and livelihoods;

- Advancing actions and projects for climate-responsive, equitable, and healthy cities and urban systems;

- Examining how processes of production and consumption of goods and services result in environmental impacts and affect human wellbeing and technological transitions;

- Investigating effective and equitable cross-scale policies, institutions and social responses to address global environmental change.

Minimum required skills :

- - Undergraduate and MSc degrees in a discipline of the Earth/Environmental Sciences, Technology and Engineering, or the Social Sciences;

- - Proficiency in English (compulsory) and Spanish/Catalan (desirable);

- - Experience in research projects and publication record (desirable).

If interested, please send the following documents (with ICTA-FPI PhD Position in your email title) to silvia.martinez.sinibaldi@uab.cat:

- Your CV;

- A research statement of 2000 characters, where you highlight what you would like your PhD research to focus on, and why;

- The names and contact details of two referees.

Applications must be sent no later than 16th October, 2 pm CET

Selected applicants will be duly informed and subsequently invited to receive a PhD grant from the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Starting date: April 2021.

For more information please contact esteve.corbera@uab.cat
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