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[Met-jobs] Two Post-doc Positions at the Grantham Research Institute (UK)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:56:40 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (SAHEWS - Southern Africa’s
Hydro-economy and Water Security)

 From £27,115 – £31,385 pa incl.

Fixed term for two years

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is
pleased to invite applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher to work
with Professor Declan Conway. SAHEWS is a two-year collaborative
research program, which aims to realise opportunities for more effective
water management in Southern Africa by addressing crucial knowledge gaps
and integrating climate information with better understanding of
economic linkages in water, food and energy. SAHEWS is a collaboration
between the Climatic Research Unit and Water Security Research Centre
(University of East Anglia, UK), International Food Policy Research
Institute (IFPRI, CGIAR, USA), and the Council for Scientific and
Industrial Research (CSIR, South Africa).

The position is based in the Grantham Research Institute on Climate
Change and the Environment (GRI). Candidates should have a PhD in
Geography, Climate Change, Environmental Economics, or a related
discipline, or be very close to completion of their PhD by the post
start date. Good communication skills are essential, as are experience
in quantitative data collection and statistical analysis. Experience of
multi- or interdisciplinary research in one or more areas of climate,
water, energy and food and qualitative (including interviews) data
collection and analysis are desirable.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (Centre for Climate Change Economics and
Policy; adaptation and decision-making in the water sector)

 From £27,115 – £31,385 pa incl.

Fixed term for two years

The Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy is pleased to invite
applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher based in the Grantham
Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI). The
successful applicant will work in collaboration with Professor Declan
Conway (GRI) and Dr Dave Stainforth (GRI) and Professor Suraje Dessai
(Leeds University, Sustainability Research Institute, SRI).

Candidates should have, or be very close to completing, a PhD in
Environmental Science, Geography, Climate Change Adaptation (or related
disciplines) with a focus on water. Good communication skills are
essential, as are experience in quantitative data collection and
analysis. Familiarity with modelling, either programming or using
established software packages is desirable. Experience of multi- or
interdisciplinary research in one or more areas of climate, water,
energy and food and qualitative (including interviews) data collection
and analysis are desirable.

The appointees will be expected to play an active intellectual role in
the life of the Grantham Research Institute and with staff at LSE and
other universities.

In addition to a good salary the benefits that come with these jobs
include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and
excellent training and development opportunities.

To apply for either post please go to ‘<www.lse.ac.uk/Jobs> at LSE’ and
select “Vacancies”.

Applications must be received by 30th March (midnight UK time).

Professor Declan Conway (<d.conway@lse.ac.uk>)

Grantham Research Institute,

<http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/whosWho/Staff/declan-conway.aspx>

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