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​ Do you want to work for an organization that supports the work of the UNCCD? On this page we offer a selection of Internships, jobs, consultancies, fellowships and volunteer opportunities, all linked directly to capacity building within the framework of the UNCCD.
PhD fellowship - Formation and composition of soil microaggregates as explored by their elemental and isotopic label composition - Munich, Germany
Fellowship; Jobs

A 3-year PhD-position at the Chair of Soil Science of the Technische Universität München fudned by the German Research Foundation (DFG) aiming at elucidating governing processes and mechanisms for the formation of soil microaggregates.

Date: 08/08/2015

Topic: Soil science

Multiple research positions within the framework of Soils as Sustainable Resource for the Bioeconomy - BonaRes - Germany
Fellowship; Jobs

The framework of the research program Soils as Sustainable Resource for the Bioeconomy - BonaRes, launched by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the coordinating project BonaRes - Centre for Soil Research is offering multiple research positions.

Date: 16/08/2015

Topic: Biodiversity; Ecology; Soil science

Research on environmental degradation problems and experiences in dealing with them in South American countries (in Spanish)

The Andean Parliament is inviting researchers, students, government officials, and NGO representatives to participate in a publication containing research on successful strategies for the prevention of environmental degradation and climate change adaptation and mitigation.

Date: 31/08/2015

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

Fully-funded PhD positions within (HALO) group - Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Jobs; Fellowship

The Hydrology and Land Observation (HALO) group at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is seeking high quality PhD candidates interested in joining a multi-disciplinary research team, with the aim of understanding the behaviour of flash flood producing rainfall events in dryland systems.


Topic: Agriculture; Drought

Fellowship in Sustainability Studies at Yale University

Yale University invites applications from emerging scholars and early career faculty for appointment as the James and Mary Pinchot Fellow in Sustainability Studies.

Date: 31/12/2015

Topic: Biodiversity; Forests; Land management

CCAFS Flagship on Policies and Institutions calls for interns or PhD fellows
Internship; Fellowship

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) Flagship 4 is looking for interns and PhD fellows to cover a multitude of topics related to policies and institutions for climate-resilient food systems.


Topic: Agriculture; Land management

PhD Research opportunities at ISRIC

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


Topic: Land degradation and restoration; Soil science

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.


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

International fellowship: Bringing together foresters from around the world

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


Topic: Forests; Land management

Scholarships and fellowships for students from Commonwealth countries

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


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

PhD Fellowships at The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

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.


Topic: Food

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