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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow opportunity: Gender equity and energy access in the Global South

The post-holder will take a leading role in the qualitative thematic analysis of the 80 interview transcripts generated through the energy access and gender interviews in this Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) funded project, in collaboration with partners involved. As such, they will become a key member of the authorship team for a journal article that will come from this analysis. Their insights will also be feeding into policy briefs, led on by local partners. Depending on timings and covid-19, there is also budget for them to attend one of the regional workshops in Nigeria or India. Applications close 30th November.

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Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Virginia

The University of Virginia is looking for an individual to fill a teaching position in the Spring Term (January through April 2021). While this is general position, they would value having instructors who can bring environmental perspectives to their curriculum. Please note that interested candidates should complete an application as soon as possible. Please also note that is present policies continue into the Spring, which appears likely, there should be an option to teach remotely from within the United States.

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Research Fellow in Energy Studies

The Sussex Energy Group, within the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School, are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Energy Studies to work with Professor Benjamin Sovacool and teams on a range of newly funded projects, including CINTRAN – Carbon Intensive Regions in Transition (in a consortium led by Wupperthal Institute), JUSTNORTH – Toward just, equitable and sustainable Arctic economies, environments and societies (in a consortium led by the University of Uppsala), FAIR – Fuel and transport poverty in the UK’s energy, and IDRIC – Industrial Decarbonization Research and Innovation Centre.

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Postdoctoral opportunity: Energy and Climate Policy

The University of Edinburgh and Dr Mark Winskel have some residual funds on research award, funded by the Scottish Government as part of the ClimateXChange work programme. They are looking for an immediately available postdoc researcher to undertake a systematic evidence review on an energy and climate policy topic of relevance for the Scottish Government.

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2-year Postdoctoral Research Associate position

Applications are invited for a 24-month Postdoctoral Research Associate (Social Sciences, qualitative methods) to work on the ESRC-funded project ‘Fraying Ties? Networks, Territory and Transformation in the UK oil sector.’ Led by Professor Gavin Bridge, the project investigates the ongoing transformation of the UK’s strategic position within global oil networks.

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Doctoral Research Fellowships

Three Doctoral Research Fellowships are available at the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities’ host department, the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo, Norway. Projects are thematically open but must be relevant to ongoing research at the department. For more information, please see the announcement

The positions could be particularly relevant for candidates interested in the environmental humanities, time studies, science fiction studies, histories of the Anthropocene, religion and sustainability in China and India, critical heritage studies and more.
Applications must name a prospective supervisor and include a 3-5 page project description.

For more information, please contact Head of Research Arild Engelsen Ruud, e-mail: a.e.ruud@ikos.uio

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FINAL CALL: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Energy Humanities (2021)

In conjunction with “Transition in Energy, Culture and Society” (TECS), a multi-year research project within Future Energy Systems (based at the University of Alberta and affiliated with the University of Waterloo), we are offering a one-year postdoctoral research fellowship (January 2021-December 2021). Junior scholars engaged in work across the disciplines who will have defended their dissertations within the three years prior to the start of the position (i.e., between January 2018 and December 2020) and whose research falls within the range of issues mapped out by the theme of this fellowship are welcome to apply.
Application Deadline: September 15, 2020

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Research Fellow in Industrial Decarbonisation

Would you like to contribute to the UK’s foremost academic centre undertaking whole systems research for a sustainable energy future? Do you want to further your career by applying your quantitative modelling skills to examine UK industrial decarbonisation strategies? Do you enjoy working with researchers from other disciplines to tackle problems with significant potential for real-world impact?

Closing date: 8 Oct 2020.

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Funding call: APEX awards

With the generous support of the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy, in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society, is inviting applications from established (independent) researchers employed at a UK university, or not-for-profit research institution, with a strong track record in their respective area, an exciting opportunity to pursue genuine interdisciplinary and curiosity-driven research to benefit wider society. Successful applicants will be expected to work in collaboration with relevant researchers from other disciplines.

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