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Associate Research Scientist(s) in Water and Natural Resource Management Research and Economics (EEWRC_ARS_18_04)

Reference Number
EEWRC_ARS_18_04
Job Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research aims of the CyI are represented by three research centers: the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CASTORC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC), and the Energy Environment Water Research Center (EEWRC). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

The CyI invites applications for Associate Research Scientist(s) in Water and Natural Resource Management Research and Economics. The successful candidate(s) will lead innovative research on the economic, social and environmental dimensions of climate change adaptation and impact on water and land management. They will be expected to strengthen the Institute’s transdisciplinary natural resource management research and develop and implement innovative participatory research activities. The research will be based within the Water and Marine Sciences Division of EEWRC with opportunities for cooperation with the other Divisions of EEWRC.

The appointment will be on a full time basis, initially for a period of one year, with the potential of renewal depending on performance and availability of funds.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate(s) will be carrying out the following activities:

  • Develop and apply innovative scientific methods to analyze the economic, social and environmental dimensions of climate change adaptation and impact on water and land management
  • Lead the participatory research and stakeholder engagement activities of the Water and Marine Sciences Division
  • Publish and communicate research findings to academic, policy and public audiences
  • Actively pursue regional and international networking
  • Develop proposals and projects for external funding
  • Support the observational research activities of the Water and Marine Sciences Division
  • Contribute to the educational programs of the Institute
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD in Environmental, Agricultural or Ecological Economics, or Environmental Sciences
  • At least four (4) years of postdoctoral research experience in a relevant field
  • Proven experience in transdisciplinary research
  • Strong scientific publication record relevant to the position
  • Participation in multi-partner European or International research projects
  • Presentations in scientific conferences, policy and multi-disciplinary activities and events
  • Experience in cooperating with a wide variety of stakeholders, including government institutions, civil society organizations, and small or medium enterprises.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment
  • High level of organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Greek and English is essential
Application/Contact

Application:

For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute JobBoard (http://jobboard.cyi.ac.cy/) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a letter of interest and a list of three references (including contact information). For further information, please contact Assoc. Prof. Adriana Bruggeman (a.bruggeman@cyi.ac.cy). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

Starting Date
Monday, March 19, 2018
Closing Date
Sunday, April 15, 2018
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Status
Closed