Thursday, March 1, 2012

Post-doc position Governance of Climate Adaptation at WUR-PAP

As a post-doc you will participate in the Knowledge for Climate (KfC) programme Theme 7, Governance of Climate Adaptation (, led by the Public Administration and Policy Group at Wageningen University (
In this programme five Dutch universities, three foreign universities and many Dutch stakeholders conduct collaborative research. You will be co-responsible for Work Package 1 (Collaborative Action Research for Science Hotspot Relations) and Work Package 6 (Synthesis).

Your main activities are:
1) publishing about and facilitating collaborative action research
2) facilitating learning processes between hotspots
3) writing synthesis reports

We ask
You are an ambitious and enthusiastic scientist and a team player, devoted to action research and to researching the governance of climate adaptation.
The ideal candidate
  • Has completed a PhD in the field of public administration, political sciences or environmental science, preferable in the policy domain of climate change
  • Has experience with or is interested in collaborative research methods
  • Is able to write articles and documents, to which many researchers contribute
  • Has published internationally in refereed scientific journals
  • Is fluent in English and Dutch
We offer
We offer you a position of post-doc with a temporary contract for 0.5 FTE, for a period of 2,5 years (July 2012-December 2014).

Application is possible on the Academic Transfer website: