[ES_JOBS_NET] Researcher in Agriculture-Environment Interactions at Stockholm University

Michelle McCrackin mlmccrackin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 15:44:46 MDT 2014

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Researcher in Agriculture-Environment Interactions at Stockholm University
Baltic Sea Centre. Reference number SU FV-0717-14. Deadline for
applications: May 10, 2014.

Stockholm University Baltic Sea
Centre<http://www.su.se/ostersjocentrum/english/>announces a
researcher position in agriculture-environment interactions
with focus on agricultural policy, crop and animal production systems,
nutrient management measures and its effects on the Baltic Sea.

The position is part of a scientific segment in a team together with
communicators, which will provide scientific knowledge to decision makers.

*About Baltic Sea Centre and the Baltic Eye*
The mission of Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre is to:

   - carry out vital research and environmental analysis to support
   - collect useful knowledge and communicate it to the right place in
   society and
   - provide attractive infrastructure for marine research and education.

 Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre is currently building up  "Baltic
- a unique combination of science and communication. Seven researchers will
constitute the core scientific staff of this new initiative. Together with
three dedicated communication experts and a wide network of scientists the
Baltic Eye team will improve the knowledge about the Baltic Sea and
describe measures that will help society tackle its marine environmental

In February 2013, the Baltic Sea Centre formed a strategic partnership with
the BalticSea2020 foundation to form Baltic Eye for action oriented
analysis, synthesis and communication. Stockholm University performs
comprehensive and powerful Baltic Sea research, however, resources for
synthesis and communication are yet not on par with basic research.
Therefore, the foundation allocated 20 million SEK per year for Baltic Eye
over a five-year period. Ample funding is also set aside for top-notch
international workshops, communication events and outreach products to
address important issues that can help to find the best solutions for a
better environmental state of the Baltic Sea.

Specific qualifications required to be considered as a candidate for
employment include at least a PhD within the subject area of the position.
We seek a person with a strong interest and ambition for communication and
outreach, that in close collaboration with others in our research and
communication team can:

   - strongly communicate research results that have the potential to
   influence or form policy decisions for an improved Baltic Sea environment.
   - develop pro-active communication and policy options for societal
   choices and communicate Baltic Sea environmental action challenges and
   - lead scientific thematic syntheses including assessments on measures
   and solutions and international workshops on environmental Baltic Sea
   issues, as well as write scientific publications on these subjects.
   - develop integrated approaches for environmental management and
   measures within the Baltic Sea and its catchment.
   - assess the implications of the EU Common Agricultural Policy, and
   other related directives on environmental management within the Baltic Sea
   and its catchment.

*Terms of employment*
The employment is full-time and permanent with a six-month probationary
period. Start date as soon as possible and as agreed.

Stockholm University strives to be an equal opportunity workplace, free of

*Further information*
About Baltic Sea Centre: www.su.se/ostersjocentrum/english.

Further information can be obtained from the Centre Director; Tina Elfwing,
telephone +46-(0)8-16 17 27, e-mail: tina.elfwing at su.se, or the Scientific
Supervisor; Christoph Humborg, telephone +46-(0)8-674 76 68, e-mail:
christoph.humborg at su.se.

*Trade union representatives*
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST),
telephone +46-(0)8-16 20 00 (switchboard), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO),
telephone +46-(0)70-316 43 41.

The application, written in english or swedish must contain CV, copy of
diploma and a statement of your research interests, relevant experience and
why you are interested in this position, and any other documentation that
may be of interest. The application should also include names and contact
information to three references.

*Please send your application, marked with the reference number SU
FV-0717-14, no later than 10 May 2014 by e-mail to:*
registrator at su.se<registrator at su.se?subject=SU%20FV-0717-14>

State the reference number SU FV-0717-14 also in the subject line.
Attachments in Word or PDF format.


Michelle McCrackin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Washington State University
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