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Postdoctoral Fellow on Social-Ecological Scenarios

Application deadline extended to 6th February 2017

Apply for this fantastic postdoc opportunity, based at the Stockholm Resilience Centreexternal link, opens in new window, and work in an international and interdisciplinary team based in Sweden, South Africa and the USA. This fellowship will be part of a broader program to bring together the interdisciplinary research of the Natural Capital Projectexternal link, opens in new window and PECS.

 

The fellowship will be funded by The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation Research Exchange Program on Natural Capital, Resilience and Biosphere Stewardship. This Research Program is jointly hosted by Stanford University and the Stockholm Resilience Centre and will engage top young scientists that will gain experience in problem-oriented, interdisciplinary collaboration in sustainability science and go on to become leaders in this field. One of the branches of this research program will focus on social-ecological scenarios and will build upon the Natural Capital Project and PECS.

 

The goal of this postdoc fellowship will be to advance and integrate scientific understanding of how social-ecological scenario planning can integrate ecosystem service models, such as InVESTexternal link, opens in new window, and help formalize some lessons learned from social-ecological scenario work to bring the cutting edge of academic thinking on this subject into best practices.  Please follow this linkexternal link, opens in new window for more detailed information on the fellowship and how to apply.

PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2

WHAT IS PECS

The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.