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PhD position in Forest and Natural Resource Economics – Forestry, INN, Norway

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN)

Norway

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PhD position in Forest and Natural Resource Economics is available at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN), Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology – Norway, Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , , , ,
Deadline to Apply: October 31, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Jan 01, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology.
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN)
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN)
Elverum,

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Qualification Details

  • M.S. degree in forestry, economics, natural sciences, mathematics or statistics, or other relevant discipline with a strong quantitative focus
  • Oral and written fluency in English
  • Capacity to work independently and ability to succeed in an inter-disciplinary environment focused on various dimensions of the forest sector
  • Knowledge of programming software such as R, GAMS, Python, Julia, JUMP or other relevant programming language
  • Demonstrated result-oriented capacity

Preferred:

  • Proficient in computer programming (e.g., R, GAMS, Python, Julia, JUMP)
  • Applied research experience documented through published paper(s), or thesis
  • Documented experience in computer modeling such as linear programming, optimization, statistical analyses

Responsibilities/Job Description

The candidate will be enrolled in INN’s PhD program in applied ecology and biotechnology, with workplace at Campus Evenstad.

The position is one of two PhD positions available as part of a four-year interdisciplinary research project (326843 – Forests and wildlife under pressure – systems analysis for sustainable solutions) financed by the Norwegian Research Council. The PhD will be supervised by a researcher team from HINN and International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, with the opportunity of spending up to 6 months at IIASA.

The central aim of the Ph.D. fellowship is to advance and apply state-of-the-art models of the Norwegian forest sector. These include an equilibrium model of forest growth and yields, timber supply and owner attitudes, biodiversity, industrial processing and consumption of wood products and trade as well as greenhouse gas fluxes. The project is to be used in the evaluation of economic and environmental dimensions of the forest sector in response to select public policy interventions.

The candidate will be supervised by associate professor Hanne Sjølie (HINN), prof. Francisco Aguilar (HINN), Dr. Oskar Franklin (IIASA) and Dr. Cecilie Dyngeland (HINN). More information about the supervisors can be found here:

https://www.inn.no/om-hoegskolen/ansatte/hanne-sjolie

https://www.slu.se/en/ew-cv/francisco-x.-aguilar/

https://iiasa.ac.at/staff/staff.php?type=auto&visibility=visible&search=true&login=franklin

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

  • The application and attachments must be submitted electronically and include the following:
  • Application cover letter that summarizes how the candidate’s motivation and how they meet the position requirements.
  • CV (summary of education and work experience).
  • Copies of academic certificates/transcripts.
  • List of minimum 2 references with full contact information.
  • A complete list of scientific and other publications.

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences aims to balance gender composition in the workforce and recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds. According to the Norwegian Law "Offentlighetsloven §25.2 ledd", information about the applicant can be published even if the applicant has requested not to be included in the public list of applicants.

About the Employer: Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN)

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Contact details

Questions about the position may be addressed to Hanne Sjølie, hanne.sjolie@inn.no

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