Knowledge for better food systems

PhD position in the area of sustainability and agro-food supply chains at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, US

Deadline: 
1 Dec 2017

The Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems & Society (EEES) graduate program at Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, United States) seeks applicants for a fully-funded PhD position in the area of sustainability and agro-food supply chains. A few examples of potential research topics include food industry sustainability initiatives, farmer perspectives on environmental change and/or technological change, or the political ecology of novel foods and food production technologies.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated capacity for conducting original research, and a commitment to methodologies that integrate the social and biophysical sciences, such as political ecology and/or science and technology studies (STS). A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in one of the environmental social sciences (e.g., geography, environmental studies, anthropology, rural sociology or related fields) is preferable.

To initiate an application please email a brief statement of interest and a CV to Professor Susanne Freidberg (freidberg@dartmouth.edu). To submit an application, please see the Dartmouth School of Graduate and Advanced Studies site. Start date: Autumn 2018.