RESPONSE – 7 open doctoral positions


Call for PhD applications within the RESPONSE Doctoral Programme «Response to society and policy needs through plant, food and energy sciences» is open now (Call 3).
Application deadline is: 1 December 2020 (23:00h).
RESPONSE Doctoral Programme (DP) is offering 8 early-stage researcher’s (ESR) positions for 36 months (100%) at the interface of science and policy, as well as science and innovation at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich.
RESPONSE DP will train ESRs to reflect on their role as scientists in society, contributing with evidence to policy-making and to build capacities to address global challenges in the areas of sustainable food systems, sustainable energy systems and sustainable land use decisions.

PhD fellows will spend a mandatory secondment (= internship) of 3 to 12 months at selected partner organizations such as Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL (CH), WWF US (USA), SPYGEN (FR), Swiss Academy of Sciences, Biodiversity Forum (CH), Face the Future (Uganda), Swiss Federal Office of Energy (BFE, CH), ProSpecieRara (CH), Syngenta (CH), and South East Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP, Malaysia) is part of each project. The specific time and duration of the secondment is indicated in the individual position announcement.
For more information about RESPONSE, open positions and further steps (i.e. submiting your application), have a look at:

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