IEMP’s work in 2012 will focus on Africa, especially on the theme of ecosystem assessment and sustainable ecosystem management, including providing policy and capacity support to African countries. Four postdoctoral research fellow vacancies in IEMP are open for application, in the domains of Ecosystem Service Valuation, and Ecosystem Management in Africa and
Experience Preferred: The candidates must have obtained a PhD degree in relevant disciplines specified on the table below, fluent in English, good communication skills and team work. Candidates with experiences of working in Africa and/or Asia-pacific are desirable.
International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP), co-sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was officially launched on Nov 18th 2011 in Beijing. IEMP is the first UNEP collaborative programme in the south and for the south. The core mandate of IEMP is to synthesis science findings for decision making on ecosystem management in all developing countries, this is supported by three inter-linked initiatives: Monitoring and Capacity Building, Integrated Knowledge Management, and Science for Policy. IEMP is hosted by the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Recourses Research of CAS, Beijing, China.
Application deadline: 31 March 2012
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