The University of Vigo currently has a PhD position open for a suitably qualified candidate. The position, with a contract length of two years, is aimed at a researcher with a strong background in quantitative approaches to environmental social sciences and economics. The successful candidate will join a team funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant project “CLOCK: Climate Adaptation to Shifting Stocks” led by Dr. Elena Ojea at the Future Oceans Lab in the University of Vigo, Spain. Researchers with experience in econometrics, statistical modelling applied to social-ecological systems, governance of natural resources and fisheries economics are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants must possess an excellent command of the English language, as well as a recent PhD in economics, sociology, environmental science, fishery sciences or a related field. The candidate should be fluent in computer programing (R or similar software), and display great communication skills, highly motivated and able to work in an interdisciplinary team.