5 Postdoctoral Researcher positions at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB)
Having been awarded the “Maria de Maeztu” Unit of Excellence distinction of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) is seeking 5 postdoctoral fellows to work on research topics related to oceanic and land-use systems, cities, production and consumption patterns, and transformative policies.
Application deadline: 15th May 2021
Cities position: Open until 4th October
The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) is a multidisciplinary centre that promotes academic research and postgraduate education in the Environmental Sciences. Since 2014, the institute is located in an emblematic building that satisfies high energy-efficiency standards. Research at ICTA-UAB aims to improve our understanding of global environmental change, and the nature and causes of environmental problems. In addition, researchers study policies, strategies and technologies to foster a transition to a more sustainable economy and equitable society.
ICTA-UAB has been recognized with the “María de Maeztu Unit of Excellence” award by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness in 2015 and again in 2019.
The strategic plan is structured around 5 Societal Challenges: OCEANS, LAND, CITIES, CONSUMPTION, POLICIES.