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PhD positions (deadline: 2 February 2021)

  • We seek a PhD candidate to join us in the research project Investigating the nexus between homogenization, connectivity and contagious risk in the Global Production Ecosystem. The PhD candidate will be linked to “Anthropocene dynamics” research theme at Stockholm University, but the student should also be motivated to explore different research grounds and acquire knowledge and skills across the broad field of sustainability science. Read more

  • We seek to recruit a candidate for a PhD in Sustainability Science, to join the research project Leveraging Keystone Actors in Nordic Food Systems, a project funded by the Kamprad Family Foundation. The goal of this project is to investigate how large transnational corporations, or ‘keystone actors’, can help facilitate transformative change in Nordic food systems. Read more

  • We seek to recruit a candidate for a PhD in Sustainability Science, to work on the Formas project The plastic pollution challenge: a global social-ecological perspective. The project aims to characterize science-policy-society interfaces dealing with plastic pollution (such as GEF’s Scientific and Technical Panel on plastics and circular economy). Read more

  • We seek a PhD candidate with interests in quantitative interdisciplinary environmental research to join us as part of a large research team in the research project Economics of Planetary Boundaries (EPB). The project aims to develop an integrated assessment modelling approach to study the two-way interaction between the global economy and the most pressing global environmental issues. Read more

  • We seek an enthusiastic and committed PhD candidate to join us in the research project FeedBaCks – Feedbacks between Biodiversity and Climate. This project will study the feedback between climate and biodiversity, by i) investigate how climate change impacts plant diversity and ecosystem services in Europe, and ii) unpack how altered biodiversity influence climate. Read more

Research Assistant (temporary employment)

The Seeds of a Good Anthropocene (SOGA) project was initiated in 2014, co-led by collaborators at the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) in Sweden, the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) in South Africa, and McGill University in Canada. The research assistant is expected to collect data on seeds by liaising with partner representatives, “seed” representatives, surveying a broad suite of literature (peer-reviewed literature, project reports, grey literature) and even conducting virtual interviews.

Closing date: 14 January 2021. Read more


It is possible to do an internship at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Internship positions are announced on this website, together with application details. If you would like to do an internship at the SRC but there are no announcements, please contact the person(s) that you are interested in working with directly. We recommend you provide the following to allow a potential supervisor to see how you can contribute to ongoing activities:

  • The topics and activities that interest you
  • Your relevant skills and/ or experience
  • The time period in which you would like to do your internship
  • Your CV

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We announce PhD positions four times per year.

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