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Professor in Sustainability Science, with a focus on Sustainable Food Systems - The Curt Bergfors Professorship

The subject for the Curt Bergfors professorship is interdisciplinary research on sustainable development, including studies of the interactions between ecological and social systems, and in particular how food systems influence human health and the resilience of the biosphere. We are looking for a person who has well-documented research and pedagogical skills at a high international level. Application deadline: 30 June 2020. Read more and apply here

PhD student in Sustainability Science

We seek to recruit a candidate for a PhD in Sustainability Science, to join the research project “Less but better meat: a scientific basis for what it means.” The project is funded by Formas and is a collaboration between researchers at Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). This research project aim to i) develop a science based framework for assessing what better and less meat could mean at different levels, with a focus on farm level, ii) consider a broad range of different variables to investigate synergies and trade-offs between different aspects of meat quality, and iii) articulate the role of meat in a set of national and global sustainability goals. The PhD student performing this research should have a background in environmental and/or sustainability science, which include education within both natural and social sciences in fields of relevance for the project descriptionExperience working on sustainability assessments of farms is a merit. Applicants with documented experience working in collaborative projects and projects that bridge science with practice will be prioritised.

Application deadline 23 april 2020. Read more and apply here


Current traineeship/interships positions are announced below. If you would like to do a traineeship but there are no announcements, please contact the person(s) that you are interested in working with directly.

We recommend you provide the following information:

- What topics and activities you are interested in

- What relevant skills and/ or experience you have

- What time period you would like to do your traineeship

- CV - not needed, but it allows a potential supervisor to see your skills and experience and how these can contribute to ongoing activities.

Related info

We announce PhD positions four times per year. The announcement dates 2020 are:

9-30 January
2- 23 April
27 August – 17 September
15 October - 5 November

Read more about our PhD programme here


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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