Working together with the University of Copenhagen and FLARE 2018, we will host a Timber Legality Research Symposium October 17, just before the FLARE Annual Meeting on Oct 17-19, 2018. Calls for abstracts are now open!
ProdJus is pleased to welcome Dr Constance L. McDermott to the team as Science Advisor. With over 25 years of experience in multi-level governance of forests, climate, and land use change and associated supply chains, Dr McDermott is a valuable addition to the team.
We are starting interviews in Europe in December.
If you want even more information about our interviews, we outline what out interviews are about here, and provide some suggestions about why our research is of interest to timber and wood product traders, manufacturers, advocates and policy makers here.
Research Associate – PRODJUS (Governance and Timber Legality)
The International Development Centre UEA is a successful team of research support that maintains an exceptional bidding culture and record of research funding in the School of International Development. In the role of Research Associate at ProdJus you will work closely with the project Team Leader and three other co-investigators based in Ghana, Indonesia and Vietnam. Your role will focus specifically on European non-trading timber market governance actors (certified, verified and unverified). You will interview 75-100 respondents comprising NGOs, certifying bodies, lobbyist groups, and those representing the state (EU and national).
You will have a PhD, or equivalent qualifications or demonstrable equivalent qualification in environment and development, and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. This includes significant experience of research or applied work on multilevel governance, supranational governance and/or certification of natural resource products and be able to demonstrate strong skills in qualitative data collection and analysis. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate an interest in FLEGT, and have evidence of good writing skills with at least one article on a related topic accepted for publication or already published in a peer review journal. The ability to travel within Europe and engage in a range of policy settings is a key requisite.
This post is available full time, fixed term basis for one year from 2 January 2017.
Closing date: 12 noon on 31 October 2016.
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