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Postdoctoral researcher in social aspects of carbon sequestration in coastal areas

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Södertörn University has a vacancy for a postdoctoral researcher in social aspects of carbon sequestration in coastal areas.

This post-doctoral research fellowship is funded by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies and is located within the CLIM-SCAPE project: Climate change mitigation capacity of the Baltic coastal seascape: identification of hotspot environments for coastal blue carbon sequestration and guidance for sustainable management of the Baltic coastal landscapes under global change. The postdoc will focus on understanding political, social and socio-ecological aspects of multiple coastal habitats’ carbon sink functions across the land-sea continuum.


15 November 2022.

Main responsibilities 

The responsibilities of a postdoctoral research fellow include research, the development of research activities and participation in the academic community through assignments as reviewer, external expert and lecturer. Administrative tasks could arise such as organisation of seminars, workshops and conferences as well as planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of transdisciplinary research projects. In addition, the duties could include some teaching, but not more than 20% of the total employment. Teaching is conducted in Swedish and English.


This is a full-time position, fixed-term for 2 years or for the period from January 2023 to December 2024. Start date by agreement.

About Södertörn University

Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University) in south Stockholm is a dynamic institute of higher education with a unique profile and high academic standard. A large proportion of the university staff holds doctorates and there is a strong link between undergraduate education and research. Södertörn University has around 13 000 students and 840 employees. Undergraduate and postgraduate education and research are conducted in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Technology and Education.