Knowledge for better food systems

Opportunities

Divided broadly into categories for Funding, Jobs, Collaboration and Events - we aim to publicise any opportunities in relevant spheres of interest. If you have an opportunity that you like us to include on the website, please email us here.
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Applicants are sought for a 12-month postdoctoral vacancy at the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, working with Dr Tara Garnett of the...

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The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath is advertising a PhD project to investigate possibilities for producing energy and high-value products from biomass...

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The Good Food Institute (GFI) supports and advises scientists, investors and entrepreneurs to promote and develop ‘clean meat’ (cultured meat) and...

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The School of Life Sciences at the University of Nottingham is seeking a self-funded PhD student for a project on limiting fungal growth on crops and foods. This project will explore...

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The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. They are hiring for a director of...

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This PhD position will explore the contribution of ecosystem services, particularly pollination and natural pest regulation, to food production and wider environmental quality....

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Compassion in World Farming is an international farm animal welfare charity, campaigning through advocacy, lobbying for legislative change, and...

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Too Good To Go is a mobile app which reduces food waste by making surplus food from cafes, restaurants and supermarkets available to users. They...

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This funded PhD project at the Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, will examine interactions between the atmosphere and vegetation in three important agricultural areas...

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This PhD project aims to improve dietary omega-3 fatty acids through tilapia farmed on microalgae diets. The key outputs of the project will be:

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A funded PhD position is available at Rothamsted Research with the aim of identifying and testing soil health metrics (physical, chemical...

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The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Food Network+ has announced a call for collaborative scoping projects for £500 - £8,000.

Projects should...

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The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University is recruiting faculty candidates for positions in...

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Abstracts are invited for the 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food 2018 conference, which will be held in conjunction with 6th LCA AgriFOOD ASIA conference as...

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Doctoral students working with rural life and agrarian issues, particularly in social sciences, are invited to apply for the interdisciplinary doctoral course ‘Rural transformations in...

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Graduate students, consultants, land use professional and young scientists working in natural resource management are invited to apply for the University of Freiburg’s summer school on...

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The Well-being, Ecology, Gender and cOmmunity-Innovative Training Network (WEGO-ITN) is seeking applicants for 15 PhD positions to work on feminist political ecology.

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Copia is building technology to make it easier to donate food waste to charities. The City Launcher will grow the customer base in Los Angeles...

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Stakeholders from the agricultural sector, policy makers and researchers/experts are invited to fill in a survey developed by the EU-funded project...

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Marjolein Drupsteen at the Vrije University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is looking for PhD students in the United Kingdom as research participants for her master thesis.

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WildAid’s mission is to end illegal wildlife trade. They are seeking a China Climate Program Director (CCPD) will lead the development of their work in China both thematically and...

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Cultured meat company Memphis Meats are seeking a director of R&D partnerships to identify, vet and engage with vendors, manufacturers, CROs and other R&D partners. The candidate should...

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RECOMS is a Marie Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Network funded by the European Commission (2018-2022). RECOMS comprises a transdisciplinary consortium of scientists, practitioners and...

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A team of researchers from Lancaster University, the University of Sheffield, and the University of Newcastle is conducting a survey to map which forms of ‘food hub’ currently exist (and are...

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A special issue of Sustainability will be devoted to the topic of governance for climate smart agriculture. FCRN member Professor ...