31 December 2018
The projects will include a AUD$27,082pa (2018 rate) living allowance scholarship for three years, co-funded by The Forest Practices Authority (FPA)
Environment, Resources & Sustainability
Three PhD opportunities are available in the area of environmental and resource economics focussed on the forestry sector. The projects form part of the broader programme funded by the Tasmanian State Government to improve forestry-related socio-economic data to facilitate policy analysis in environmental decision making within the Forest Practices System. These research opportunities would suit environmental or resource economists or biological scientists/ecologists with a demonstrated capacity to work across disciplines.
The Forest Practices Authority (FPA) is the independent statutory authority responsible for forestry regulation on Crown and private lands. The aim is to further develop strategic economic and related social advice to the FPA to augment existing environmental advisory services and consider economic and related social data.
The following eligibility criteria apply to this project:
Candidates from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Please contact the below staff for more information: