IEMP’s work in 2012 Ã‚Â will Ã‚Â focus on Ã‚Â Africa, especially on the theme of Ã‚Â ecosystemÃ‚Â assessment and sustainable ecosystem management, including Ã‚Â providing policy and capacityÃ‚Â support to African countries.Ã‚Â Four Ã‚Â postdoctoral research fellow Ã‚Â vacancies in IEMP are open for application, in Ã‚Â theÃ‚Â domains of Ã‚Â Ecosystem Service Ã‚Â Valuation, and Ecosystem Management in Africa andÃ‚Â
Experience Preferred:Ã‚Â The candidates must have obtained a PhD degree in relevant disciplines specified on theÃ‚Â table below, fluent in English, good communication skills and team work. Candidates withÃ‚Â experiences of working in Africa and/or Asia-pacific are desirable.
International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP), co-sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was officially launched on Nov 18th 2011 in Beijing. IEMP is the first UNEP collaborative programme in the south and for the south. The core mandate of IEMP is to synthesis science findings for decision making on ecosystem management in all developing countries, this is supported by three inter-linked initiatives: Monitoring and Capacity Building, Integrated Knowledge Management, and Science for Policy. IEMP is hosted by the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Recourses Research of CAS, Beijing, China.
Application deadline: 31 March 2012
More information on the posting here.Ã‚Â