PhD position: conditions for effective and equitable forest-focused supply chain policies in Brazil
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
vor 1 Std.
source : Euraxess

Job description

We offer an intellectually challenging full-time position in one of the leading research centers in Europe. The salary is according to the , and increases with seniority.

The PhD student will be in charge of observational field studies in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado involving household interviews.

The work focuses on understanding the importance of different policy implementation strategies and contextual factors, such as land use history and interactions with public governance.

The PhD student will assist Dr. Federico Cammelli in preparation and implementation of a randomized control trial among soy farmers in the Brazilian Cerrado.

Your profile

You should hold a MSc in public policy, political science, economics, geography or a related field. Applicants are expected to have strong skills in quantitative methods, excellent writing, a strong command of English and Portuguese.

Applicants from Brazil and applicants with professional experience in the field of supply chain policies are particularly welcome to apply.

Women and other applicants from groups that are under-represented in academia are particularly encouraged to apply.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society.

Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence.

Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


Please submit a one-page letter outlining your motivation and skills for this position, as well as a CV, 1-2 writing samples (ideally including a MSc thesis), and your Bachelor and Master level study transcripts all in one single .pdf file.

Please apply by November 30, 2020 . In exceptional circumstances we will consider late applications, but we expect to create a short list of applicants shortly after this date.

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal.

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