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IEAGHG General Manager
Closing date for ALL applications: 25 January 2019
The current General Manager of the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG) is stepping down from his duties in May 2019 creating an exciting opportunity for a new candidate.
The main responsibility of the General Manager is to lead and set the strategic focus for the organisation in conjunction with the Executive Committee of Members and to ensure the proper fulfilment of the IEAGHG programme’s scope of work and objectives.
The General Manager will be expected to represent the IEAGHG internationally at key events to promote the organisation’s work:; to expand the existing membership base and to develop appropriate strategic alliances with other national, international and multi-lateral bodies.
The IEAGHG established in 1991 is operated under an agreement framed as part of the International Energy Agency’s Energy Technology Network. The IEAGHG has 33 members who fund and support its activities. The Members are drawn from Africa, Europe, North and South America, Australasia, South East Asia and South Asia and meet twice a year at the Executive Committee meeting to review the progress and direction of the programme.
For full details, visit the IEAGHG’s website.
PhD studentship opportunity: Carbon Capture and Storage: perceptions, attitudes, and acceptability
Deadline for applications - 31 January 2019
The PhD will be funded through a joint NERC CDT between the University of Aberdeen and Queen’s University Belfast. The student would be based in Belfast.
The project will be supervised by Professor Alberto Longo of Queen’s University School of Biological Sciences/Institute for Global Food Security and by Dr Clare Bond of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Geosciences. The start date will be 1 October 2019.
This multidisciplinary project brings together expertise from geology and environmental economics to investigate society’s perceptions, attitudes, preferences, and willingness to pay for the development of safe and sound CCS.
PDRA Mineral Carbonation for CO2 Storage (University of Évora, Portugal)
Application deadline: 4 February 2019
The University of Évora, Portugal, is hiring a post-doc for a research project on Mineral Carbonation for CO2 storage. The position is for three years and they are seeking candidates with geochemical modelling skills.