We are looking for an enthusiastic economic researcher who is familiar withissues of major environmental concern to New Zealand and the Pacific region, such as biodiversity, ecosystem services, land-use change, water, climate change mitigation and adaptation, resource constraints, and sustainable growth.
About the opportunity
The purpose of this role is to conduct research using social science (including economics) to inform and enhance public policies that foster environmentally sustainable resource use and economic growth in New Zealand and the Pacific.
This position is open term (permanent), full time and is based at our Hamilton site. The anticipated start date for the successful applicant is 30 March 2020.
You will possess a PhD in economics, natural resource/environmental economics, agricultural economics, economic geography, public policy, or other relevant discipline. You will have experience undertaking research with strong policy implications and/or experience working in the public sector, and have skills in preparing revenue-generating proposals.
Why Manaaki Whenua
Our land, our future - this is the essence of why Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research exists. At Manaaki Whenua we undertake research that focuses on preserving New Zealand's rich biodiversity, improving biosecurity, and protecting the health of the land, fresh water and soil resources we need for a prosperous future. We recognise the importance of partnerships, the special role of Māori, and the need to ensure that all New Zealanders have the knowledge, understanding, and tools to truly live in harmony with our precious environment. We are recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of our research and work with a wide range of organisations within New Zealand and globally.
Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.
What we offer
As an employee of Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, you will work with passionate and talented people in a caring and family friendly environment; enjoy good staff benefits and the opportunity for personal growth and career development.
How to apply
For further details about Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research, watch this short clip: Manaaki Whenua and visit our website: www.landcareresearch.co.nz
Apply online by viewing the position description and then clicking the 'Apply Now' button below.
Applications close on Friday 1 November 2019 at 5pm NZT
Assistant Professor Water, Climate & Health Interactions, University of Twente (UT), Netherlands, 26 days ago
The Water Resources Department (WRS) of the Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) at the University of Twente works in the domains of Water and the Environment, focusing o...
Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions Environmental Sciences At The Copernicus Institute Of... (# Of Pos: 2), Utrecht University, Netherlands, 29 days ago
The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University invites applications for two tenure track faculty positions at Assistant Professor level in the Environmental Sciences gr...
Research Scholar In Development/ Agricultural/Forestry Economics For Regional Studies, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria, 22 days ago
The IIASA Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program is hiring an applied economist of development, agriculture or forestry to work on land use modeling in national and regional contexts fo...
Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions Environmental Sciences At The Copernicus Institute Of Sustainable Development (1.0 Fte), Utrecht University, Netherlands, about 7 hours ago
Two tenure track faculty positions Environmental Sciences at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development (1.0 FTE) Job description The Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at U...
Integrated Support And Research In The Framework Of Erosion Control And Land And Water Management..., Università degli Studi di Firenze - DAGRI Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie, Alimentari, Ambientali e Forestali, Italy, 8 days ago
The research assistant will carry out integrated analyzes in the context of erosion control and land and water management projects, primarily referring to the "CONTRACT N ° PRRPB / 01 / S / ED / 2...
Assoc / Assistant / Professor In In Earth Science And Engineering, Times Higher Education, United Kingdom, 26 days ago
Faculty position in Earth Science and Engineering Nanjing University, the School of Earth Sciences and Engineering (SESE), invites applications for multiple faculty and research positions at all l...