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Jobs and Fellowships

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     Agriculture   |   Awareness raising   |   Biodiversity   |   Climate change   |   Drought     
Ecology   |   Food security   |   Forests   |   Funding and resource mobilization   |   Gender
   Land degradation and restoration   |   Land management   |  Migration     
Senior Officer - WLE Program Support (Sri Lankan nationals only;Srilanka)
Consultancy; Jobs

Opportunity to support IWMI's Water, Land & Ecosystems (WLE) in Sri Lanka.


Date: 26/06/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Water management; Land management; Ecology

Especialista en Monitoreo y Evaluación del Proyecto Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hidricos (Perú y Bolivia)
Consultancy; Jobs

El PNUD ofrece una vacante técnica para la Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hidricos en el sistema hídrico TDPS, en Perú y Bolivia.


Date: 26/06/2017

Topic: Environment; Sustainability; Water management; Biodiversity

Junior Research Fellow (Indian nationals only;India)
Consultancy; Jobs

Opportunity for Indian nationals to work with ICRISAT.


Date: 26/06/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Team Leader/ Senior- Water Resources Management Specialist (Cambodia)
Jobs

Be a part of Winrock International as a Team Leader -Water Resources Management Specialist.


Date: 01/07/2017

Topic: Forests; Water management

Research Assistant – (Colombia)
Jobs

HarvestPlus invites applications for the position of Research Assistant.


Date: 01/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Poverty reduction/Development

Especialista Técnico Nacional en Planes Nacionales de Adaptación, PNAs (Uruguay)
Consultancy; Jobs

El PNUD ofrece una vacante para integrar las cuestiones del cambio climático asociadas al sector agropecuario en Países en Desarrollo.


Date: 01/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Ecology; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development; Environment; Sustainability

Junior Water Resources Management Specialist (Cambodian nationals only;Cambodia)
Consultancy; Jobs

This is an opportunity to work on USAID Sustainable Water Partnership (SWP) - Cambodia Pilot Project.


Date: 01/07/2017

Topic: Water management

Especialista Sectorial en Agua y Saneamiento (Venezuela)
Consultancy; Jobs

El CAF -Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina está buscando un especialista en gestión sostenible de recursos hídricos.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Water management; Sustainability; Poverty reduction/Development

Ingeniero/a Técnico Agrícola - Control PAC (España)
Consultancy; Jobs

Tecnologías y Servicios Agrarios S.A. (Tragsatec) precisa incorporar 3 Ingenieros Técnicos Agrícolas.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Agriculture

Chargé(e) d’études Botaniste (Martinique in French)
Jobs

Biotope recherche un(e) Chargé(e) d’études Botaniste pour participer à la diffusion des connaissances naturalistes et permettre la protection de la biodiversité.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology

Agronomist (Kenya)
Consultancy; Jobs

The One Acre Fund seeks an Agronomist to join the Product Innovations team in Kenya.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Agriculture

Global Forest Lead Scientist (USA)
Jobs; Consultancy

WWF is looking for a Forest Scientist to provide expertise and support to scientific research on issues related to forest conservation.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Forests; Biodiversity; Ecology

Especialista Sectorial en Riego (Perú)
Consultancy; Jobs

El CAF - Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina está buscando un profesional universitario en Ingeniería Agrónoma.


Date: 30/06/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Water management

Agro-business Specialist (in French;Mali)
Consultancy; Jobs

Join hands with the Lutheran World Relief for the P2RS project which aims to eliminate the structural causes of acute and chronic food and nutrition crises.


Date: 01/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture

Postdoctoral Position - Ecology and geochemistry of coastal vegetated habitats (USA)
Jobs; Consultancy

The UC Davis is offering a Postdoctoral Position to study the carbonate chemistry and ecosystem ecology of seagrass beds in California estuaries.


Date: 02/07/2017

Topic: Ecology; Biodiversity

Geographic Information System (GIS)/Mapping Specialist (Guatemala)
Consultancy; Jobs

As a GIS/Mapping Specialist, you will be supporting the USAID/Guatemala Metrics Project.


Date: 02/07/2017

Topic: Forests

Spécialiste du Développement Durable (English; USA)
Jobs

Le Département des affaires économiques et sociales de l'ONU recherche un(e) Spécialiste du Développement Durable pour travailler sur les objectifs de développement durable.


Date: 02/07/2017

Topic: Sustainability; Poverty reduction/Development

Sustainable Development Officer (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

The Water, Energy and Capacity Development Branch of the Division for Sustainable Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) seeks an officer.


Date: 02/07/2017

Topic: Sustainability

Consultor Nacional Agrónomo - Especialista en Caracterización Morfológica, Agronómica, Bromatológica y Genética de 3 legumbres locales (Ecuador)
Consultancy; Jobs

La FAO ofrece un puesto de consultoría de caracterización de legumbres para la realización del capítulo referido en el Catálogo Regional de Legumbres Nativas.


Date: 04/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Food security; Ecology; Poverty reduction/Development; Environment; Sustainability

Ingénieur(e) agronome (Comores)
Jobs

Dahari recherche un(e) ingénieur(e) agronome pour améliorer les moyens de subsistance des communautés locales en protégeant et restaurant les forêts.


Date: 04/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Forests; Poverty reduction/Development

Consultor(a) experto(a) en género y planificación territorial para la realización de talleres dirigidos a profesionales del Área Mujer y Trabajo de SERNAMEG (Chile)
Consultancy; Jobs

El PNUD ofrece dos vacantes de consultoría para diseñar e implementar estrategias con enfoque de género y territorial.


Date: 05/07/2017

Topic: Awareness raising; Gender; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development; Sustainability

Un(e) Responsable Réseau (Belgique)
Jobs

Iles de Paix recherche un(e) Responsable Réseau pour gérer sa campagne de sensibilisation à l’agriculture familiale durable et à une alimentation plus responsable et de récolte de fonds.


Date: 06/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Awareness raising; Sustainability; Funding and resource mobilization

Restoration and Public Lands Manager (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Nature Conservancy is looking for a Restoration and Public Lands Manager in the area of West Virginia.


Date: 08/07/2017

Topic: Environment; Sustainability; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Ecology

Quality and Performance Assurance Manager (England)
Jobs

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology invites applications for the position of Quality and Performance Assurance Manager.


Date: 12/07/2017

Topic: Water management; Ecology

Water Resources Specialist (in Urdu;Pakistan)
Consultancy; Jobs

You will be supporting investments and policy reforms in irrigation and other water-related aspects of agriculture.


Date: 14/07/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Water management

Chief of Party- Promoting Green Growth (in Spanish; Peru)
Jobs

Be a part of Winrock to promote green growth in Peru


Date: 01/08/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Forests; Sustainability; Climate change

Senior Technical Expert-Green Growth Project (in Spanish; Peru)
Jobs; Consultancy

Qualified Peruvian nationals have an excellent opportunity to help facilitate green growth programs in their Motherland.


Date: 01/08/2017

Topic: Ecology; Forests; Biodiversity; Climate change

3 Postdoc Research Positions on Indigenous Communities, Land Use and Tropical Deforestation, INCLUDE project (Switzerland and UK)
Consultancy; Jobs

Openings for 3 Post-doctoral research positions, 2 of them at the University of Bern and 1 at the University of Reading, as part of the INCLUDE project.


Date: 19/08/2017

Topic: Environment; Sustainability; Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development; Agriculture

Sustainable Land Use Deputy Director (Indonesia)
Jobs

The World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia seeks a Sustainable Land Use Deputy Director who will oversee the sustainable land use/land management portfolio in Indonesia and also support various works across the WRI Program.


Date:

Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Responsable d'équipe projet biodiversité/aires protégées - forêts (France)
Jobs

L'AFD recrute un(e) responsable d'équipe projet biodiversité/aires protégées – forêts pour travailler sur la restauration, la conservation et la gestion durable des ressources naturelles.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Sustainability; Conservation

Water Resources/Environmental Planning Program Manager (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

You ill be involved in day-to-day management of various federal, state and local water resources-related projects.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Water management; Environment

Chargé(e) de Projet Alpes (Anglais; France)
Consultancy; Jobs

WWF recherche un(e) Chargé(e) de Projet pour travailler sur la préservation du milieu naturel des Alpes.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Awareness raising; Conservation; Funding and resource mobilization

Responsable du programme Environnement (Anglais; Guinée)
Consultancy; Jobs

WCF recherche un(e) Responsable de programme Environnement pour participer à un projet de création de
Parc National.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Water management

Research Associate - Groundwater Management (in Hindi or in Gujarati;India)
Consultancy; Jobs

An opportunity to gain first-hand field management experience in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research.


Date:

Topic: Water management

Restoration Senior Project Manager (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

The Restoration Services Division of Cardno is seeking a Project Manager for the Syracuse, New York area.


Date: 31/12/2017

Topic: Environment; Land management; Water management; Ecology; Land degradation and restoration; Sustainability

Consultores especialistas del Clima y Medioambiente (Lugar de destino Variable)
Consultancy; Jobs

El FIDA abre una convocatoria para especialistas técnicos en diferentes sectores.


Date:

Topic: Climate change; Environment; Poverty reduction/Development; Agriculture; Ecology

Chargé(e) de programme de recherche - Climat, vulnérabilités et développement (Anglais ; France)
Jobs

L’AFD recherche un(e) Chargé(e) de programme de recherche pour travailler sur l’impact du changement climatique dans les pays émergents et en développement.


Date:

Topic: Climate change

The Green Army (Australia)
Jobs; Volunteer

Are you between 17 and 24 years old and interested in gaining practical training and experience while being paid to work in your local environment?


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Ecology

Environmental Assessment and Management Specialist (Mongolia)
Consultancy; Jobs

Tetra Tech GLS is seeking a Environmental Assessment and Management Specialist based in Mongolia.


Date:

Topic: Environment

Senior Water Management Specialist (in Spanish;Honduras)
Consultancy; Jobs

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) is seeking a Senior Water Management Specialist based in Honduras.


Date:

Topic: Water management

Staff Environmental Scientist (USA)
Jobs

Arcadis is seeking a Staff Environmental Scientist based in USA.


Date:

Topic: Environment

Profile Environmental (Emergency) Officer (Switzerland)
Consultancy; Jobs

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking a Profile Environmental (Emergency) Officer based in Geneva HQ.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Environment; Forests; Water management; Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science

PROGRAM MANAGER – DESERT RIVERS PROGRAM (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Arizona Land and Water Trust is seeking a Program Manager – Desert Rivers Program


Date:

Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Water management

LAND & WATER PROGRAM PROJECT ASSISTANT (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Arizona Land and Water Trust is seeking a Land and Water Program Project Assistant.


Date:

Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Water management

Director-Environment/Natural Resources Management (NRM) Programs (USA)
Jobs

ECODIT is seeking a Director to join its Home Office (HO) in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and lead the firm’s Environment/NRM programs.


Date: 09/12/2016

Topic: Climate change; Ecology; Environment

Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow (Egypt)
Consultancy; Jobs

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as an Associate Research Fellow (ARF) / Research Fellow.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow (Ghana)
Consultancy; Jobs

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as an Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Advisor NEXUS Water Energy Food (in German;Niger)
Consultancy; Jobs

The GIZ is seeking an Advisor NEXUS Water Energy Food (WEF) based in Niger/Niamey.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Food security; Land management; Water management

Research Assistants / Research Associates-EMID Inland Waters Cluster (Singapore)
Jobs; Consultancy

Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI) of the National University of Singapore invites applications for the position of Research Assistants / Research Associates-EMID Inland Waters Cluster.


Date:

Topic: Ecology; Climate change; Water management; Land management

PhD Position in Remote Sensing of Sub-Tropical Forest Degradation and Land Use (Germany)
Jobs; Fellowship

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is offering 3 PhD Positions in Remote Sensing of Sub-Tropical Forest Degradation and Land Use


Date:

Topic: Forests; Ecology; Land management

Environment and Natural Resources Associate / Sr. Associate (US Citizens only;USA)
Jobs

Tetra Tech ARD is looking for a highly qualified Environmental Specialist for their Environment & Natural Resources (ENR) Sector based in Burlington or Arlington.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Water

Research Scientist (USA)
Jobs

The National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering department of the Mississippi University is seeking qualified Research Scientist to conduct basic and applied research.


Date:

Topic: Water management

Junior Expert for land use classifications (in German;Germany)
Consultancy; Jobs

GAF-AG is seeking qualified candidate for the position of Junior Expert for land use classifications.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Forests; Biodiversity; Land management

Postdoctoral Associate - Section of Soil and Crop Sciences (US)
Fellowship; Jobs

Cornell University invites application for Postdoctoral Associate - Section of Soil and Crop Sciences.


Date:

Topic: Biodiversity; Soil science

Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow (India or Nepal)
Jobs; Fellowship

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate for the position of an  Associate Research Fellow (ARF) or a Research Fellow (RF) in its Environment and Production Technology Division.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender

Research Associate-Greenhouse (German;Germany)
Jobs; Consultancy

KWS Services Deutschland GmbH is seeking for January 2017 a Research Associate for the coordination of greenhouse cultivation processes.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Biodiversity

Expert-Agricultural or forestry for soil rehabilitation (Peru)
Jobs; Consultancy

Bioversity International is looking for an expert in agricultural or forestry for a soil rehabilitation project based in Peru.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Ecology; Forests; Land degradation and restoration; Soil science

Resident Lecturer in Tropical Coastal Ecology (Panama)
Jobs

The School for Field Studies (SFS) offers a position of a lecturer who will provide high quality, modern and experiential teaching in critical environmental issues related to costal terrestrial environments.


Date: 30/06/2016

Topic: Ecology; Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Land management; Water management

Staff Agronomist (U.S.A.)
Jobs; Consultancy

Grimmway Farms offers a position of a staff agronomist to assist farm managers and contract growers in development of sustainable organic agricultural practices.


Date: 30/09/2016

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Crop Physiologist (Colombia)
Jobs

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) offers a position of a crop physiologist conducting a research on improvement of bean germplasm focusing on different agroecological niches in Latin America and Africa.


Date: 03/03/2099

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Soil science

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (Germany)
Fellowship; Jobs

The Humboldt Foundation is accepting application for a postdoctoral research in Germany with the possibility for funding.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Drought; Food security; Forests; Gender; Water management; Soil science; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

General Call for Applications – Consultant Roster
Jobs; Internship; Volunteer; Consultancy

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is accepting expressions of interest from qualified consultancy candidates specialized in the field of forest law enforcement, land and forest tenure reforms, carbon and greenhouse gas measurement, landscape ecology and Soil Science.


Date:

Topic: Awareness raising; Agriculture; Ecology; Forests; Drought; Funding and resource mobilization; Soil science; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Climate Change Policy Expert in Vietnam
Jobs

The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is recruiting a Climate Change Policy Expert to support the development of research projects that provide evidence for the design and implementation of private and public climate policies.


Date:

Topic: Climate change

Multiple opportunities at DHAN Foundation - India
Internship; Jobs; Volunteer

Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation, a professional development organisation is offering opportunities for volunteering, internships as well as jobs for gratuates and post graduates in any discipline with research experience.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Food security; Gender; Poverty reduction/Development

PhD Research opportunities at ISRIC
Fellowship

The International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC) welcomes researchers and students to collaborate on global and regional soil information related initiatives.


Date:

Topic: Land degradation and restoration; Soil science

Multiple Opportunities at Landesa
Volunteer; Internship; Jobs

Landesa is seeking volunteers to help better improve their website and research assistants through the Washington State Work Study programs at both the University of Washington and Seattle University.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender; Land management; Poverty reduction/Development

Internships and on-the-job training at International Rice Research Institute
Internship; Jobs

The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) offers a "Non-degree program" for internships or on-the-job training.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Food security

The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) Fellowships and Internships
Fellowship; Internship

The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Environmental Law Centre is a centre that recruits interns and fellowships from around the world.


Date:

Topic: Awareness raising; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Forests; Stakeholder involvement/Negotiations

International fellowship: Bringing together foresters from around the world
Fellowship

Work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months together with forestry and forest products professionals from around the world!


Date:

Topic: Forests; Land management

Scholarships and fellowships for students from Commonwealth countries
Fellowship

These awards enable Commonwealth citizens to study for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in other countries.


Date:

Topic: Agriculture; Biodiversity; Climate change; Ecology; Food security; Poverty reduction/Development

PhD Fellowships at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
Fellowship

For developing countries, and especially the Least Developed Countries, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) offers more than 300 PhD fellowships a year at some of the most respected institutions in the developing world. These fellowships are hosted in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico and Pakistan.


Date:

Topic: Food

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