New PhD and Post-Doc Positions

New PhD and post-doc positions on biodiversity policy, ecosystem services and societal transitions

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, offers 3 doctoral and 2 post-doctoral research positions on the following themes, supported by a combination of EU and Spanish funding:

  1. Biodiversity loss, policy instruments and economic incentives (2 PhD students and 1 Post-doc – contact: Prof. van den Bergh, 
  2. Sustainability transitions, economic crisis and renewable energy (1 Post-doc – contact: Prof. van den Bergh, 
  3. Urban biodiversity and ecosystem services: a tool for integrated policy evaluation (1 PhD student – contact: Dr. Gómez-Baggethun,

Interested candidates should send a CV including graduate and undergraduate degree qualifications, a description of research interests (300 words), and names of two referees before the 1st of December 2011 to the relevant investigator mentioned in between brackets above. Interviews with short-listed candidates will be conducted in mid-December and contracts can start by January 2012.

Background information on the projects outlined above can be found at

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