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February 19, 2016

This Week on Careers and Opportunities in the Field of Sustainable Urban Development

This week on careers, scholarships and opportunities on sustainable urban development:

  • 2016 His Majesty the King’s Scholarships and Her Majesty the Queen’s Scholarships: "The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) manages a number of Master’s level scholarships provided by the Royal Thai Government (RTG) to qualified candidates with excellent academic qualifications from Thailand and other Asian countries". Click here for more information.

  • China – Asian University Network Scholarship 2016 -2017: "The scholarship supports master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years. Deadline is on April 22, 2016". Find out more about here.

  • Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship: "Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five full scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA, covering both the MSc and MBA year. Pershing Square Scholars are exceptional individuals who can demonstrate the potential and commitment to finding scalable and sustainable solutions to world-scale social challenges." Check it out here.

  • EU AID Volunteers: "The EU Aid Volunteers initiative brings together volunteers and organisations from different countries, providing practical support in the provision of humanitarian aid and contributing to the strengthening of local capacity and resilience of disaster-affected communities." More information here.

  • Call for Applications: APEC Climate Center Young Scientist Support Program 2016: "The APEC Climate Center (APCC) based in Busan, Korea is seeking qualified early-career scientists from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and national research centers related to climate issues in developing countries to apply for positions as short-term visiting scientists." Find out more about the program.

  • Asian Development Bank's Young Professionals Program (Assignments in Operations Departments): The position will "provide assistance in executing ADB's main instruments comprising loans, technical assistance (TA), grants, advice, and knowledge. Complete assigned tasks that are generally non-routine within clearly defined standards."  Apply for the job here.

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Climate and Energy Transformations: "There is a vacancy for a postdoctoral research fellow position at Department of Geography within Climate and Energy transformation. The position is for a period of 3 years."  Read more about it here.

  • PhD positions in geography - Urban climate and energy transformations: "There are 2 vacancies for PhD positions at the Department of Geography (University of Bergen) within Urban climate and energy transformations". The official job posting is here.

  • Research Fellow in Sustainability Transitions Studies:  "The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), within the School of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Sussex, is seeking a Research Fellow to work on several related interdisciplinary research projects on sustainability transitions, led by Professor Johan Schot." More information here.

For links to job postings, internship programmes, and other opportunities in different organizations, visit the career opportunities page on the SUSTAIN website.