Applications invited: funded UK/EU PhD studentship on enhancing community energy resilience using renewable energy in Nepal and Malawi (Loughborough University, UK)

Applications are invited for a 3 year PhD studentship, based at Loughborough University (UK), which will explore enhancing community energy resilience using renewable energy in Nepal and Malawi.

The project is fully funded for UK students and EU students.

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Management job vacancies with the Supergen Bioenergy Hub

The Supergen Bioenergy Hub is recruiting a Project Manager and a Stakeholder Engagement Manager. This is a great opportunity to become part of an interdisciplinary and diverse team to progress sustainable bioenergy in the UK. Successful candidates will be based at the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University in Birmingham.

The closing date for applications is 16 October.

Please see below links for full job descriptions, how to apply and contact...

Vacancies: Two Research Associates, Low Carbon Transition and the Global South, IASS Potsdam

Two Research Associates (f/m) (part time 60%)

for the project

“Investigating the systemic impacts of the global energy transition (ISIGET)”.

Ref. No.: ISIGET-2018-01

About the project:

The ISIGET project explores the systemic implications of the global low carbon energy transition, focusing on the developing nations and the Global South (for details see...

Consultancy position: Off-Grid PV Systems for Public Institutions: Delivery Models for Sustainability and Scale

Seeking Consultant for Off-Grid PV Systems for Public Institutions: Delivery Models for Sustainability and Scale


Access to electricity is vital to the provision of social services. In rural schools and health clinics, for example, electric lighting provides public security and allows facilities to remain open in the evenings. Housing facilities with electricity often attract the most qualified staff members. Beyond lighting, electricity is used to power an array of...

2 posts of Assistant Professor in Social Anthropology (ANTH22-1, Job Number: 21001503) Department of Anthropology, Durham University

£34,304 - £50,296 per annum

We are delighted to announce that Durham University is recruiting to two permanent posts in Anthropology of Energy, Environment and Planetary Health. Durham University has one of the largest Anthropology departments in the UK, which has a strong cooperation with the internationally-known Durham Energy Institute.

See the job advert for further details, or contact ( or...

Two Research Associate vacancies with the Modern Energy Cooking Services programme

Two Research Associate vacancies are open with the MECS team. The Research Associates will support the delivery of the MECS programme with a specific focus on working closely with MECS in-country partners. Each of the post holders will provide dedicated technical and research support to at least two MECS priority countries. In the immediate future these are likely to be 1) Nepal and Cambodia; 2) Nigeria and Ghana; 3) Rwanda and Zambia. The post holders will also lead on a thematic stream...

MECS Research Associate vacancy specialising in energy in humanitarian settings

The Research Associate will support the delivery of the MECS programme with a specific focus on clean cooking in humanitarian and displacement settings. The workstream is split into 3 core work packages: 1) understanding transition pathways for MECS in displacement situations; 2) demonstrate technology, innovation and delivery models; 3) capacity building and scale up. The Research Associate will be expected to lead on work packages 1 and 2 and support on 3. MECS works across 15 priority...

PhD studentship vacancy specialising in integrated energy planning for community resilience

A PhD studentship, exploring integrated energy planning for community resilience, is available based at Loughborough University (application deadline 19 July 2020). The successful candidate will work in partnership with BRE Trust and contribute to the Quantifying Sustainability in the Aftermath of Natural Disasters (QSAND) self-assessment tool which promotes and informs sustainable approaches to relief, recovery and reconstruction. The tool consists of a set of questions and a scoring...

Consultancy opportunity with Practical Action Consulting

Practical Action Consulting are looking for a junior consultant to carry out a rapid, high-level desktop review of international agriculture-energy development activities. It is expected that this will take 20 days between 1st and 31st January 2021.

Required skills: - degree in agriculture, energy or a related subject - strong research skills and the ability to rapidly extract and synthesize information and present it clearly - knowledge of the energy-agriculture nexus, ideally...

Research post vacancies, Low Carbon Building Research Group, Oxford Brookes University

The Low Carbon Building Research Group in Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, UK) has created new research posts as part of their research grant successes on smart local energy systems , local flexibility markets and...