The University of Sydney is offering a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow position based at the Sydney Centre for Healthy Societies and the Charles Perkins Centre.
For the full position description and to apply, please refer to the University of Sydney Career Site.
There are two job opportunities in the research project Food for Justice: Power, Politics and Food Inequalities in a Bioeconomy at the HCIAS. Applications close 9 April, 2023. For more information about these positions, please follow the links in the respective position listings.
Research Associate – Postdoc (f/m/d) with a focus on qualitative research. Part-time (75%). Full position description and application instructions can be found here.
Research Associate – Postdoc (f/m/d) with a focus on quantitative research. Part-time (75%). Full position description and application instructions can be found here.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marlene Pichler.
To support a large municipal contract, and their customers, EnviroNZ have a newly created role for a Waste Minimisation & Education Advisor to join their team. This role is specific to their organisation and industry but will see the successful candidate working closely with various businesses, schools and community groups on how to minimise their waste, recycling more, and how to be more sustainable overall.
Further details and application links can be found here.
Dr Jenn Lacy-Nichols is looking for a casual research assistant to support a one-year project analysing government transparency regarding corporate lobbying. The RA would support the first two workstreams of the project: a scoping review of peer-reviewed and grey literature; and an audit of government websites. They would also assist in drafting academic papers as a named co-author.
The project will run from January to December 2023. The total RA input is estimated to be .6FTE over five months. Specific timelines and hours are open for discussion.
- Familiarity with the literature on the commercial determinants of health, corporate political activity, and lobbying.
- Conducting scoping reviews
- Using Excel and Endnote (or other referencing software)
- Writing academic papers
Work can be completed remotely, however candidates will require Australian work rights.
To register your interest, please email Jennifer by 20 February 2023:
– Your CV
– 1-2 paragraphs outlining your skills and interest in this work
Any questions or to discuss the project further, please contact Jennifer.
The University of Montana Environmental Studies (EVST) Program invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level, beginning in August 2023. They seek an interdisciplinary community-engaged scholar, inspiring teacher, and effective mentor with expertise in climate equity, resilience, and policy to join their dynamic civically-engaged community of faculty and students.
Please visit the job listing to learn more about the position and how to apply. Priority applications due by Nov. 13 2022.
A one-year, full-time research associate position is available at the Queensland University of Technology (part-time arrangements available as well). The Research Associate will join a dynamic research group dedicated to decision science and social-ecological systems research, looking to empower communities and governments to make more sustainable choices about agricultural production and food consumption. The position is open immediately, and would ideally suit someone with experience in social sciences methodologies and data management, and interests in research that links people and their practices with environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation.
The primary purpose of the position is to contribute to two Australian Research Council projects focused on the environmental sustainability of agricultural systems. The two projects are:
• ‘Pathways to agri-food supply chains that co-benefit people and nature’ within the School of Biology & Environmental Science and the Centre for Agriculture and the Bioeconomy (led by Ayesha Tulloch); and
• ‘The local, regional and global human networks influencing adoption of sustainable practices in food production systems’ within the School of Architecture and Built Environments and the Centre for the Environment (led by Dr Angela Guerrero-Gonzalez).
More information about the position can be found via this link and on the attached position description: 22771- PD- Research Associate in Social-Ecological Systems.pdf (nga.net.au)
Applications can be made through the QUT careers website (www.qut.edu.au/careers, reference number 22771).
Excerpt from Job Description:
Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
Te Kura Mātāpuna Tangata | School of Language, Social & Political Sciences (LSAP) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Sociology with strengths including but not limited to environmental sociology. The successful candidate will teach the course Environment and Society and co-coordinate one of the level 100 sociology courses. They will also be able to develop courses in their particular area of expertise.
Knowledge of and research expertise in environmental sociology in the Aotearoa New Zealand context is of central importance for teaching and supervision of students who live in and will primarily work in Aotearoa New Zealand/Australia. Someone who is able to address and research longstanding issues of Māori and Pasifika along the lines of sustainability and social movements would be a priority, in alignment with the UC strategic plan.
Other responsibilities will include pastoral care of students, postgraduate thesis supervision, research, administrative tasks, outreach, and supervision of tutors. The University is committed to developing biculturally competent, community-engaged and globally aware graduates and teaching which supports students’ ability to understand and interact effectively. Your teaching and professional development will reflect these values.
Applications close Sunday, 16 October 2022 (midnight NZ time)
Further details about the position and instructions about how to apply can be found here.
The Department of Community & Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hiring a new tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in public engagement with agriculture. The full listing, and instructions for applying, can be found here. Note: Applications must be submitted by September 30 to guarantee full consideration.
The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record in public perceptions of and engagement with agricultural science and technology, with a research focus that is relevant and impactful for the Wisconsin dairy industry and complements existing faculty strengths. This might include but is not limited to public perceptions of and public engagement with: the role of science and technology in agriculture, animal welfare, the relationship between animal agriculture and land/water stewardship, labor relations, policy making and regulation of dairy production and organization, consumer decision-making, the relationship between community health and animal agriculture, the history and development of supply chains, social equity and class dynamics surrounding food and agriculture, or public understanding of nutritional labels and content. Research with international and comparative dimensions is welcome.
This newly created position is supported by the Dairy Innovation Hub in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. As a Hub-supported position, the faculty member will also have the opportunity to collaborate with other Hub researchers, pursue Hub funding opportunities, and participate in Hub programs.
Questions about the position? Contact Professor Noah Weeth Feinstein.
Lincoln University is seeking an interdisciplinary-backgrounded Postdoctoral Fellow with training in social science or human-environment relations, political ecology, environmental sociology, geography or anthropology, etc.
This could be a good opportunity for anyone interested in working across boundaries of social science, agricultural science/management and landscape design.
For more information, please visit Lincoln University Careers.
Applications close 31 January 2019.
The University of Sydney has advertised a part-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Food Systems Studies.
Applications close 1 October 2018, 11.30pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time)