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Postdoc vacancy at Wageningen University on climate/forest and REDD+ governance and policy

Postdoc vacancy at Wageningen University on climate/forest and REDD+ governance and policy

The postdoctoral position is supported by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). The aim of the project is to produce scholarly analyses and policy guidance on multilevel mechanisms and institutional arrangements for REDD+ results-based financing, including the role of the private sector and incentivizing non-carbon benefits. Apply online no later than November 30.

The information below, about the vacancy, is copied from the Wageningen UR homepage, to read the information on their homepage click here. 

(Wageningen University) are looking for

A postdoctoral candidate with strong social science and/or interdisciplinary environmental studies training and research interests in forest and climate governance to join Wageningen University’s REDD@WUR network and lead a project on REDD+ finance and governance.

This postdoctoral position is supported by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). The aim of this project is to produce scholarly analyses and policy guidance on multilevel mechanisms and institutional arrangements for REDD+ results-based financing, including the role of the private sector and incentivizing non-carbon benefits.

The postdoc will be responsible for further developing and contributing to the WWF and the REDD@WUR network’s ‘thought leadership’ on a REDD+ results-based financing and governance architecture leading upto 2015. This postdoctoral position will be hosted by the Environmental Policy Group in the Department of Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group of the Department of Environmental Sciences.

(Wageningen University) ask for

A motivated, enthusiastic and proactive social/ interdisciplinary scientist and a team player who is interested in both indepth scholarly analysis and policy engagement and networking.

You also have:

 - a recently completed PhD with background in social/ interdisciplinary environmental sciences
- familiarity with and interest in climate/forest interactions and REDD+ discussions
- solid research and networking skills and (at least a few) internationally refereed publications related to climate and/or forest governance, preferably on REDD+
- experience with project management and coordination
- excellent written and communicating skills in English

Apply online no later than 30 November


Read more about what the Wageningen UR offer and how to apply for the position on the Wageningen univeristy homepage here

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from: dr. Aarti Gupta and dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers Telephone number: +31-(0)317-482496 / 484452 or +31-(0)317-486366 E-mail address: aarti.gupta@wur.nl; ingrid.visseren@wur.nl


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