University of Manchester Postdoc for Water-Energy-Food-Environment Systems

There is an opening for a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Manchester as part of a new £8m project “DAMS 2.0: Design and Assessment of resilient and sustainable interventions of water-energy-food-environment Mega-Systems” (

The selected postdoc will lead the modelling and analysis of historic and future impacts of dams on agricultural production, and evaluate how agricultural water demands can be balanced sustainably and equitably with those of hydropower, cities, and freshwater ecosystems under future uncertainty. The position is for an initial period of 36 months, and will focus on three selected case studies in Africa (Volta and Nile basins) and SE Asia (Salween basin in Myanmar). Further details about the position and how to apply can be found here:

The deadline for applications is 9 March 2018, with a planned start date of May 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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