For a joint Sino-Dutch research project on ‘Sustainable Natural Resource Management for Adequate and Safe Food Provision’, Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Nanjing Agricultural University, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Agricultural University, Beijing and Hebei Academy of Sciences, Shijiazhuang are looking for
8 PhD researchers and 4 POSTDOC researchers
The aim of the project is to form a strategic scientific alliance that carries out interdisciplinary research on the land, water and food nexus in China, to formulate coherent recommendations for adequate and safe food provision based on sustainable resource management, and to develop innovative methodologies that can be applied for examining similar problems in other parts of the world. The project builds on existing long-term relationships of the participating partner institutes. A major expected output of the alliance is the creation of a Virtual Centre of Excellence of international reputation which will further the cooperation between social and natural scientists and other stakeholders in the governance of natural resources and environmental management of food systems in China and elsewhere in the world.
Funding for the project is provided by the Royal Netherland Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in China.
Apply through the website https://www.wur.nl/en/Jobs/Vacancies.htm. The vacancy will be posted here in due course.
See more information in the attached pdf.