Sao Paolo University is looking for a researcher, postdoc level, in environmental governance

The Institut of Energy and Environment (IEE) from São Paulo University (USP) wishes to appoint highly qualified candidates for one new research positions at postdoctoral level.
This vacancy is linked to the Thematic Project “Environmental Governance of the Macrometropole Paulista facing climatic variability” funded by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation – FAPESP. This proposal consists of an integrative approach between the scientific production of the thematic research project and the perspective of a necessary process of social learning involving society and managers focused on the Socio-environmental Governance of Sao Paulo’s Macrometropolis, characterized by the perspective of interdisciplinary academic innovation and with the aim of contributing to public management in the region based on the results achieved by the subprojects that make up this thematic project.

Planned activities are directed to the consolidation of scientific production, educational strategies and scientific dissemination around the object of study, the Macrometropolis, promotion of a feedback process incorporating different knowledge and promotion of means to increase academic knowledge in order to subsidize opportunities for social and environmental governance. The work will be carried out at the Institute of Energy and Environment (IEE) of the University of São Paulo (USP). Candidates must have previous proven experience in interdisciplinary work, especially in the areas of urban planning, climate change and the environment. As well as empirical experience in fieldwork, research and project management.

Application via the Internet: until March 8, 2018;
Dissemination of the results, with the classification of the selected ones: until March 18, 2018; Start of the scholarship: April 20, 2018.
Duration of the scholarship: 2 years with the possibility of renewal by 1 year and another 1, depending on the candidate performance.
Amount of the grant: R $ 7,174.80, approximately € 1,800 or US $ 2,225.





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