Applications are invited for Postdoctoral, Doctoral and Masters studentships in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, as part of the recently awarded NRF Research Chair on Environmental and Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy. The deadline for applications to Fahdelah.Hartley(at)uct.ac.za is 15 November 2012.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Environmental and Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy
A scholar is sought to conduct research on one or more of the following inter-related themes: access and benefit-sharing, bio-discovery and the bio-economy; biodiversity use and trade, traditional knowledge, rural livelihoods and poverty alleviation; governance, rights and the bio-economy; and environmental and social impacts of emerging technologies. The tenure of the fellowship is for two years, with the second year subject to satisfactory progress. Further information …

PhD and Masters Opportunities: Environmental and Social Dimensions of the Bio-economy
Students will join a growing team of researchers working on the themes identified above. Applications are welcome from South African citizens holding degrees in environmental science, human geography, economics, anthropology, law, environmental science, sociology or related fields. Further information …

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