Dragon Chair in Biodiversity Economics, University of Exeter
The appointment will be within the Exeter LEEP Institute (Land, Environment, Economics, and Policy) and will try to place an economic value on biodiversity so it can be taken into account and become part of the individual, corporate and governmental decision making. Dragon Capital and the University have together committed £1.6m over the next five years, in order to make this appointment and initiate research in the field.
This Professorship will be part of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP) at the University of Exeter Business School. The LEEP Institute provides international leadership in the field of Environmental Economics and Policy.
We are looking to find a world-renowned academic to lead this exciting research challenge which will span relevant areas in biodiversity economics, business, and science. The successful appointee will occupy the Dragon Capital Chair and lead others working in this area. Together they will develop thinking across the integration of biodiversity economics with natural sciences and commercial operations in order to develop world-leading research and deliver real-world change.
This exceptional individual will produce a program of applied academic research, disseminating outputs through leading academic publications and international conferences, and through a range of outreach activities, including work with national and international policymakers, business leaders and the media.
Thank you for your interest in this role. We would be delighted to talk to you further about this unique opportunity.
For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 4272.
The closing date for applications is 12pm (GMT) on 23 September.
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