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Two Years postdoc position (H/F) in Toulouse: « Old-growth forests : understanding the human/nature

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Français - Anglais

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General information

Reference : UMR5602-RUPVIM-001
Workplace : TOULOUSE
Date of publication : Monday, November 18, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 April 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : between 2617 and 3017 euros brut according to experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent

Missions

This postdoc focuses on the relationship between the production of scientific and technical expertise on the one hand and the implementation of conservation policies on the other hand. It aims to question the process involved from biodiversity as a study object to biodiversity as a political issue. Here, knowledge is conceived as socially embedded. It does not only reflect the environment but also contributes to shaping it.

Activities

Following, two different scales (study sites in Romania and in France and European scale), the study will mainly focus on two broad and interdependent questions: i) How are considered the OGFs and, accordingly, which public policies are implemented? ii) How can we explain such perception based on the state of knowledge, its construction and its mobilization for action?
Several missions in the French Pyrenees and in the Romanian Maramures region will be conducted.

Skills

A PhD in environmental anthropology or in science studies is required. Profiles of geographers might also be considered.A good level in English is required. French and/or Romanian skills would be appreciated but are not mandatory.

Work Context

This postdoc is part of a European project untitled : « The last European old-growth fir-BEech forests : a loNg-term and global stuDY for their better understanding, conServation and management (BENDYS).
The contract will be on the supervision of Ruppert Vimal, researcher at GEODE (Vanessa Py-Saragaglia is the leader of the project.

Constraints and risks

NA

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