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Jobs and Fellowships

If you are interested in a specific topic, you can filter the list below by clicking on one of these links:  
     Agriculture   |   Awareness raising   |   Biodiversity   |   Climate change   |   Drought     
Ecology   |   Food security   |   Forests   |   Funding and resource mobilization   |   Gender
   Land degradation and restoration   |   Land management   |  Migration     
Environmental Conservation Program Coordinator (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison System as Program Coordinator to lead the Environmental Conservation Professional MS program.


Date: 25/02/2017

Topic: Environment; Biodiversity; Climate change

Safeguards Officer-Environment (Philippines)
Consultancy; Jobs

You have a chance to get the job of the Safeguards Officer at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines.


Date: 25/02/2017

Topic: Environment; Climate change

Water Resources Specialist (Philippines)
Consultancy; Jobs

The Asian Development Bank is seeking a Water Resources Specialist based in Manila, Philippines.


Date: 25/02/2017

Topic: Water management

Environmental Policy and Law Expert (Sri Lankan nationals only;Sri Lanka)
Consultancy; Jobs

The United Nations Development Programme is seeking an Environmental Policy and Law Expert based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Date: 28/02/2017

Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Environment

Junior Researcher (Germany)
Jobs

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is looking to recruit the services of a Junior researcher at its Germany office.


Date: 28/02/2017

Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Land management

Water Management Specialist (in Russian; Kyrgyzstan)
Jobs

A dynamic water management specialist is needed in a developing country.


Date: 28/02/2017

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

Sustainable Enterprise Development Advisor (Tanzania)
Consultancy; Jobs

Istituto Oikos is seeking a Sustainable enterprise development advisor based in Tanzania.


Date: 01/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Forests; Sustainability

Program Management Officer (Asia)
Jobs

Apply for the position of programme management officer in an organization whose goal is to improve human nutrition while at the same time reducing hunger and poverty through the research of agriculture.


Date: 01/03/2017

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

Research Assistant-China Climate Program (in Chinese;China)
Jobs

The World Resources Institute's (WRI) Climate Program is seeking a Research Assistant.


Date: 01/03/2017

Topic: Climate change; Environment; Renewable Energy

Land Tenure and Climate Change Specialist (Home-Based / Remote)
Consultancy; Jobs

Winrock International is seeking a Land Tenure and Climate Change Specialist-Home-Based / Remote.


Date: 02/03/2017

Topic: Land management; Land degradation and restoration; Climate change

Geospatial Analyst/Specialist (China)
Consultancy; Jobs

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center is seeking a Geospatial Analyst/Specialist based in China.


Date: 02/03/2017

Topic: Water management; Agriculture

Post-doctoral Researcher: UPSCAPE (India)
Fellowship

Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is seeking a Post-doctoral Researcher for an Indo-UK collaborative project UPSCAPE:“Upscaling Catchment Processes for Sustainable Water Management in Peninsular India” .


Date: 02/03/2017

Topic: Environment; Water

Agricultural Project Officer (UK)
Jobs

Work with the staff of the Ribble Rivers Trust and farmers to reduce the agricultural impact on the environment and improve wildlife habitats in Lancashire, UK.


Date: 04/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Water management; Awareness raising

Scientist, Forests, Food Security and Nutrition (Indonesia)
Consultancy; Jobs

The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is seeking a Scientist-Forests, Food Security and Nutrition based in Indonesia.


Date: 04/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Forests

Research Associate in modelling the planning and management of water resource systems (UK)
Jobs

The University of Manchester is offering a research position in the modelling, planning and management of water resource systems based in Manchester, UK.


Date: 06/03/2017

Topic: Water management

Economist-Climate and Land Use Modeler (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Strengthen the efforts of the Environmental Defense Fund (USA) to combat tropical deforestation and promote sustainable agriculture.


Date: 07/03/2017

Topic: Climate change; Land management

Research Technician – Innovation Systems for the Drylands (Mali)
Consultancy; Jobs

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid-Tropics (ICRISAT) is seeking a Research Technician based in Cercle de Koutiala, Mali.


Date: 09/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Drought; Food security; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

PhD Researcher in climate change, drought risk and behavioral modelling (the Netherlands)
Jobs

Your research will help reduce drought risk in agriculture and water supply and elaborate sustainable strategies for water resources management.


Date: 10/03/2017

Topic: Climate change; Drought; Food security; Agriculture; Water management; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

PhD position "Protecting the drinking water resource:Hydrogeological assessment and working with stakeholders"
Jobs

If you want to help in developing new ways for sustainable water management, this PhD position is for you.


Date: 11/03/2017

Topic: Water management

Program Associate, Agriculture & Enterprise (USA)
Consultancy; Jobs

Winrock International is seeking a Program Associate to support agriculture programs development and implementation based in the USA.


Date: 11/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Food security; Gender

Agricultural policy economist (in French; France)
Jobs

You have an opportunity to enhance agricultural policy decision-making in sub-Saharan Africa.


Date: 13/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

Watershed Management Specialist (in Tetum;Timor Leste)
Consultancy; Jobs

The United Nations Development Programme is seeking a Watershed Management Specialist - International Consultant based in Dili,Timor Leste.


Date: 14/03/2017

Topic: Environment; Water management

Forest Governance & Timber Legality Expert (Malaysia)
Jobs

You have an opportunity to contribute to the efforts for improvement of forest conservation in the Mekong region through supporting legislative and policy reforms.
 


Date: 21/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Forests; Land management; Land degradation and restoration

Senior Coordinator for the “4 per 1000” Soil Initiative (in French; France)
Jobs

Become a Senior Coordinator of the research program to ensure food safety via increasing carbon stocks in soil.


Date: 23/03/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Climate change; Poverty reduction/Development; Land management; Soil science

Postdoctoral Fellow-Agricultural Economist (Uganda)
Jobs

Here is an opportunity to do your postdoctoral work in agricultural economy on the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.


Date: 01/04/2017

Topic: Agriculture; Food security

A bunch of vacancies at the Punjab Agriculture, Food & Drug Authority (Pakistan)
Consultancy; Jobs

Become a Director General or a Member of the Punjab Agriculture, Food & Drug Authority based in Lahore, Pakisthan.



Date: 01/06/2017

Topic: 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

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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