Subject: Job opening: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Asia Centre is hiring Senior Research Fellow Posted: 12/12/2012 Viewed: 24157 times
Job opening: Stockholm Environment Institute Asia Centre is hiring a Senior Research Fellow - Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Development
SEI seeks a senior research leader with expertise in biophysical processes and the conditions that enable sustainable land and water management considering uncertain future climate conditions.
Established in Bangkok, Thailand in January 2004, SEI's Asia Centre works closely with national and regional partners. The Centre also coordinates SEI activities in Asia, working with SEI colleagues worldwide. Major ongoing projects include research on land and water resource management along the Mekong, the impacts of regional economic integration and climate change adaptation.
The Senior Research Fellow will develop and lead research projects across the Asia/Pacific region, with a focus on sustainable land and water management and the various drivers of change, including climate change and responses to it. The goal is to produce top-quality research for global audiences while building local knowledge and capacity through extensive outreach, collaborations and partnerships.
The Senior Research Fellow will report to the Research Group Leader and supervise junior researchers. Under the leadership of the Centre Director, (s)he will also help shape the Asia Centre long-term strategy and vision, build relationships, and support management.