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Job Vacancy Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in "Development Studies", University of Auckland

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Development Studies
Job ID: 16440
Campus: Auckland City Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Permanent/Fixed Term: Permanent

Development Studies, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts

The graduate-only programme Development Studies at the University of Auckland invites applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in International Development Studies, ideally commencing 1 February 2015. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a permanent (tenure track) position.

Postdoctoral research fellow positions: Impacts of forest-sector environment and development programs

The International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) research network is seeking two to three postdoctoral research fellows to join its research team at the University of Michigan. The fellows will support IFRI research projects on forests and forest-dependent livelihoods in less-industrialized countries. In particular, the fellows will be closely involved in a new project funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) to evaluate the impacts of forest-sector environment and development programs.

Postdoc Position: Pastoralist Social-Ecological Vulnerability

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on an NSF-funded Coupled Human-Natural Systems project, examining social and ecological dimensions of vulnerability in pastoralist communities in Kenya. This is a 12-16 month position with possibility of extension, pending additional funding.

Call for Proposals to Host IASC XVI Global Conference

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in HOSTING our 16th Global Conference for 2017.

University of Leeds looking for Lecturer / Associate Professor in Ecological Economics

The University of Leeds is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated ecological economist with relevant water-related research interests to develop and enhance links across water@leeds and to key stakeholders.

Call for Abstracts: Power in Institutions and Institutional Analysis of Common-Pool Resources

Common pool resource (CPR) management institutions have important power asymmetries both within groups of resource users and between local users and state actors. Understanding how the institutions used to manage CPRs ameliorate or reinforce such power asymmetries is a foundationally important task for the social sciences.

The Spring 2014 issue of the Commons Digest is out

In this issue: we highlight the 2013 Elinor Ostrom Award winners who were honored during the 14th Biennial meeting of the IASC in Fujiyoshida City, Japan. The issue opens with an introduction to the Elinor Ostrom Award criteria by IASC President Leticia Merino.

DEADLINE EXTENSION - Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons 2014-2015

The Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons Council opens the call to nominate outstanding scholars or practitioners in those fields to receive the Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons.

The Award will be given in three categories:
- Practitioners (recognizing the work around the creation, defense, sustainable management and use of common resources by groups, communities, and NGO or federations of communities).

Call for Nominations for the 2014-2015 Elinor Ostrom Award is now open

The Elinor Ostrom Award on Collective Governance of the Commons Council opens the call to nominate outstanding scholars or practitioners.

The overall objectives of the Award are:
- To acknowledge Ostrom’s legacy for scholarship and policy-making while making it accessible to wider and more varied audiences, within and outside the realm of international academia.
- To promote Ostrom’s commitment to the training of students, young colleagues and practitioners.

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