Climate Mitigation and Adaptation (1.0 FTE)
Job description At the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, we are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious colleague to further strengthen our group with a specific focus on cost-benefit analysis of climate mitigation and adaptation.
Qualifications As our PhD candidate you are expected to contribute to the ACCRUE project and to education on economic aspects of innovation and sustainability at the Copernicus Institute. The position will allow you to write a PhD thesis and develop educational skills leading up to a Basic Teaching Qualification (‘BKO'). As our PhD candidate you are expected to have an affinity with economics and with quantitative analysis of global environmental problems. This means that you would have a background in either economics or natural sciences, or a combination of both.
Offer This is an appointment of 1.0 FTER for the duration of six years. In case of a good performance, extending the employment is one of the possibilities. About the organization
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Sharing science, shaping tomorrow.
Additional information For more information about this position, please contact Professor Detlef van Vuuren (Professor in Integrated Assessment of Global Environmental Change) at [email protected] or +31 30 2537600 and Kaj-Ivar van der Wijst (Assistant Professor) at [email protected].
Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
The application deadline is 08/10/2023