University of Dundee - Geography and Environmental Science
Research Assistant in Displaced Communities and Environmental Degradation in East Africa
Fixed-Term 0.75 FTE from 1st January 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter) - December 2020
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One of Scotland's major centres for teaching and research, the School is aimed at addressing the major challenges arising in society and brings together academic experts from a broad range of disciplines to produce interdisciplinary research that makes an impact, transforming people's lives around the world.
Applications are invited for a Researcher on an interdisciplinary research project funded by the Scottish Funding Council GCRF Programme. 'Displaced communities, environmental degradation & sustainable livelihoods in East Africa' is led by Dr Mark Cutler and Prof Lorraine van Blerk from the University of Dundee, Scotland. UK in collaboration with Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. The Researcher will be based at the University of Dundee with field visits to Uganda.
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For further information about this position please contact Dr Mark Cutler, email@example.com or Prof Lorraine van Blerk, firstname.lastname@example.org . To find out more about Geography & Environmental Sciences, please visit https://www.dundee.ac.uk/geography-environmental-science/.
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2018.
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