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Th Environmental Law Institute (ELI) periodically hires recent college graduates to serve as Research Associates. Research Associates work directly with the 15–20 lawyers and scientists in the Research and Policy Division on projects addressing environmental and natural resource protection and pollution prevention. A typical workload combines research and administration.

The Research and Policy Division publishes research studies and conducts a variety of training courses and workshops. Specific subject areas include: air and water quality, climate change, renewable energy, hazardous waste and brownfields, international environmental policy, sustainable land use, biodiversity conservation, wetlands management, freshwater and ocean policy, public health, environmental enforcement, and mining law.

(1) Superior research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills, and
(2) Strong desire to gain knowledge in the environmental field. A background in environmental issues is preferred but not required. Research Associates are asked to stay for a minimum of two years. This entry-level position is designed for recent college graduates. Previous Research Associates have gone on to law school, graduate school, and other positions in the environmental field.

Salary: $29,000 with excellent benefits.

How to Apply:  Submit an application package via ELI’s online application system. 

Note that your submission must contain three uploaded documents (Word or PDF format), as follows:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Resume (must include overall undergraduate GPA)
(3) Analytical writing sample (preferably not scientific or narrative) of 3-5 pages in length

Please note that although the application requests three references, they will only be contacted in the event that you are invited to interview. We will notify you before contacting any references.

Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, February 15, 2013. You must use ELI’s online application system; ELI cannot accept applications submitted by email, USPS or other shipping service, or hand delivery. No phone calls, please. Please send an email to vanwyk@eli.org if you have any technical problems complying with these application instructions. Questions about the position can be sent to RAsearch@eli.org.

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Dear Colleagues and Students:

Good Day! I have started a new academic position at the University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane, Australia. I am currently building  a new Research Group in Sustainable Production and Consumption. I am actively looking for graduate students who are passionate to pursue a Masters of Research or PhD in Industrial Ecology, Life Cycle Assessment, CleanerProduction, Eco-efficiency and Sustainability Analysis with particular application to renewable energy (e.g. solar, biofuels), food,transportation, mining, and tourism industries.

UQ ( http://www.uq.edu.au/) is one of the top globally-oriented universities(Times Higher Education World University Rankings) which is based in sunny Brisbane, Australia.

To apply: Email your expression of interests, CV, and other relevant materials to a.halog@uq.edu.au. *There are available scholarships at the University of Queensland as well as scholarships offered by Australian Government to students coming from developed and developing countries. There is also a possibility to support from internal funding and potential top-up allowance from CSIRO.If you are about to finish or have finished your PhD, feel free to express your interest because there are also postdoctoral fellowships available.

Looking forward to hearing from you soon, 
Anthony Halog

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