Phd Position Transforming Towards Open And Inclusive Climate Sciences (Tropics) (1.0 Fte)

Utrecht University
March 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:€2,541
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PhD position TRansforming towards OPen and Inclusive Climate Sciences


Job description Are you interested in the way we produce knowledge on climate change? Are you curious about identifying what knowledge, and whose knowledge prevails within climate science, and how this shapes research practices, or influences policy options resulting from knowledge production? Are you able to work with different data sets and keen to explore the consequences of the underrepresentation of scientific data collection in tropical regions? Are you eager to collaborate with Global South partners to co-produce solutions to transform academic practices towards inclusive and open climate science?

Qualifications For this project we are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with an interdisciplinary profile, including a background in environmental or climate sciences and political science or a related field, and an interest in power dynamics within the production of knowledge on climate change. The PhD researcher should have experience with qualitative and quantitative research skills (interviews, content and/or discourse analysis, statistical analysis). Experience with (or an interest in)

Offer You will be offered a temporary position (1.0 FTE), initially for one year with an extension to a total of four years upon a successful assessment in the first year, and with the specific intent that it results in a doctorate within this period. The gross salary ranges between €2,541 in the first year and €3,247 in the fourth year of employment (scale P according to the Collective Labour Agreement Dutch Universities) per month for a full-time employment. Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. 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 Sustainability.

Additional information For more information about this position, please contact: Dr Gerbrand Koren (Assistant Professor), via [email protected] with a copy to Dr Carole-Anne Sénit at [email protected] and Dr Pita Verweij 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 31/03/2023

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