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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor - Marine Ecosystems and Society

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami is one of the world’s premier marine and atmospheric research institutions. We seek to improve understanding and prediction of Earth’s systems and to provide the scientific basis for management of Earth’s natural resources and for adaptation to extreme events and global climate change. Please see video:

IASC President Leticia Merino to present IASC and the EU's Intergroup and Manifesto for Commons at the Ostrom Workshop

As part of the activities of the Applied Community Commons working group of the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, on Friday, November 7th, 2014, IASC President Leticia Merino will present "The International Association for the Study of the Commons and the EU's Intergroup and Manifesto for Commons".

Deadline Extension - Call for abstracts for IASC 2015 Global Conference open until December 1st

The deadline to submit Individual Presentation Abstracts has been extended until December 1st, 2014.

The XV IASC Global Conference, titled The Commons Amidst Complexity and Change, will take place from the 25th to the 29th of May, 2015, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist In Rangeland Planning And Policy - University of California, Berkeley

The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley seeks an Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist (Fiscal Year) in Rangeland Planning and Policy. The expected start date is July 1, 2015. The Rangeland Planning and Policy Specialist will help create a collaborative, multidisciplinary research and outreach program with UC Cooperative Extension Advisors and Specialists; community partners; government/institutional groups; rangeland owners and managers, and land management and advisory agencies with rangeland responsibilities.

Call for Proposals to Host IASC Regional Conferences

The International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) is now accepting preliminary proposals from individuals/organizations interested in HOSTING IASC REGIONAL OR THEMATIC CONFERENCES for 2016-2017.

Become IASC’s next Top Impact Story!

Are you involved in an interesting project or initiative on commons? And would you like the world to know more about your project or initiative? Now here is a unique opportunity to promote your initiative!

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.

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