Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

   
ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network

Navigation

You are here: Home / Jobs & Opps / Jobs & studentships / PhD Opportunity: Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

PhD Opportunity: Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Vacancy Announcement: There is an opening for a PhD student position at the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science in Estonia, starting in September 1, 2019. The research topic of this position is:

Human wellbeing supporting ecosystem services along urban gradient (urban-rural-wilderness) and green infrastructure.

This PhD position is aimed at determining and assessing ecosystem functions, services and values supporting human health, and wellbeing on urban-wilderness gradients in the context of De Groot’s cascade model. The full scope of values (services-disservices) and multifunctionality (bundles) will be observed. Alternative spatial models will be considered to find optimal plans for green infrastructure integrated planning.

  • Applications are currently being accepted
  • Deadline for applications: 1st August 2019
  • Priority will be given to Central and Eastern European candidates

Anticipated proficiencies: ecosystem services assessment and mapping, sustainable land-use planning, green infrastructure policies, extra proficiencies in political sciences and public administration would be supportive.

Additional info:

 

Contact:

Mart Külvik, PhD | Email: mart.kylvik@emu.ee
Professor in Biodiversity and Environmental Planning
Chairs of Landscape Management and Nature Conservation/Landscape Architecture
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Kreutzwaldi 1, Tartu, 51014
Estonia

Disclaimer

Information about jobs, training courses, funding schemes and other opportunities is provided in good faith. Whilst we do our best to include accurate information at the time each entry is posted on our website, you should always check with the original information sources where given (i.e. external web pages and/or named contacted) because details may change. We provide details of opportunities we think may be of interest to visitors to our website. Inclusion does NOT imply endorsement by ALTER-Net or any of ALTER-Net's partner organisations.