Part-time Research Assistant – Knowledge co-production for the water-food-ecosystem nexus

The Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), offers a part-time research assistant position of 4 months funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Ramón y Cajal (RYC2021- 031626-I), led by Dr. Violeta Cabello.

About the project: The project focusses on advancing knowledge co-production for the governance of the water-food-ecosystem nexus with a special focus on the Mar Menor lagoon (Murcia, Spain). The overall aim is to explore how knowledge co-production can be organised as transformative approach in highly contested wicked problems involving water management, agricultural production and ecosystem loss. After three years of fieldwork in the Mar Menor, the project is now focussed in data analysis and writing publications.

Key responsibilities:

Support qualitative research tasks, especially interview coding and qualitative data analysis
Main requirements/skills:

Bachelor and MsC in social sciences or humanities research
Experience in qualitative research about social-ecological topics
Benefits and work environment:

Interdisciplinary and inspiring work environment
Quiet and spacious workspaces
Possibility of participating in internal training and academic activities of the center
5-hour week work calendar (part-time: 50% of dedication)
30 days of vacation per year