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Die Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Bonn sucht ab sofort, für zunächst 5 Jahre, eine_n Professor_in für Gesundheits- und Risikokommunikation in der hausärztlichen Versorgung, um das Institut durch den strukturierten Ausbau der Forschung im Bereich Gesundheits- und Risikokommunikation zu stärken. Die Aufgaben umfassen den Aufbau und Leitung eines Forschungslabors zur Untersuchung von Gesundheits- und Risikokommunikation der Akteure im ambulanten Bereich.

Vorraussetzung ist ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium der Kommunikationswissenschaften, Psychologie, Soziologie, Gesundheitskommunikation, Risikokommunikation oder verwandter Fächer sowie die Habilitation oder gleichwertige wissenschaftliche Leistungen. Dazu sollten Sie in dem genannten Bereich qualifiziert und wissenschaftlich ausgewiesen sein, sowie Erfahrungen in der Kommunikations- und interdisziplinären Forschung, inklusive Methodenkompetenz im Bereich der qualitativen Forschung mit ausgewiesener Expertise im Bereich der experimentellen Forschung , haben.

Bewerbungsfrist: 06.11.2020

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Rachel Glade, a Geomorphologist at the Dempartment of Earth and Environmental Science of the University of Rochester, is hiring PhD students and postdocs for her research group. With a combination of physical experiments, computer modeling, fieldwork and theory, the group aims to gain knowledge on Earth surface processes. The jobs start in Fall 2021.

There are different project groups you could join, but you can also develop your own project. If you are interested, please contact Rachel Glade via rachel.glade(at)rochester.edu and send a brief description of your background and interests along with a resume or CV.

You can find out more about the posts and the research group here.

The University of Oulu is hiring a Doctoral Student for their HYPERISK prodject, where the researchers develop high-resolution permafrost projections, identify critical permafrost hazards and quantify infrastructure risks across the circumpolar permafrost. For four years you will conduct research in the project, publish research results in the most esteemed international journals, attend doctoral courses and complete your doctoral thesis. 

You should have a Master of Science degree in Geography (or a related discipline) with excellent grades, experience in periglacial geomorphology (including permafrost), a strong fundamental knowledge in geoinformatics (e.g. ArcGIS) and statistical analysis, as well as knowledge in permafrost hazards and/or physically-based numerical modelling.

You can find out more about the post here.


The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bonn is hiring a Senior Programme Management Officer. One task will be leading the monitoring process of the implementation of the Sendai Framework at the global level and ensuring that the Sendai Framework Monitor works effectively. Furthermore you will engage with relevant partners, including the UNFCCC located in Bonn to develop and implement the organization’s strategy for ensuring close alignment and coherence between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in support of the achievement of the sustainable development goals.

The successfull candidate should have an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in public or business administration, management, economics or a related field and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area, building strategic alliances and partnerships, or policy development, as well as international work experience.

Application deadline: 11.11.2020

You can find out more about the tasks and requirements here

The School of Earth, Environment & Society (SEES) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for the Fairley Gadsby Research Chair in Fluvial Geomorphology, a full time, tenuretrack position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1st, 2021.

The successful candidate must have a PhD at the time of appointment in geology, geography, earth sciences, environmental sciences, environmental engineering, or a related discipline. We are particularly interested in an individual who adopts field-based, data driven and/or quantitative modelling approaches that can be applied to or should be relevant to stream restoration. Research expertise and interests could include river channel stability, sediment transport and deposition, landscape evolution and/or flume experiments that will enhance and integrate the SEES focus on water, earth surface processes, society, and the environment.

The candidate is expected to develop an externally funded, vigorous research program and must have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision.

You can find more information on the post and how to apply here.