PhDs Recruitment

Available positions

***The application call for NEWAVE's Early Stage Researchers / PhD positions is now closed***


Selected researchers will enrol in one of the 15 positions offered by the 10 host organizations participating in the NEWAVE network. You may apply for a maximum of 3 projects.
 

  1. Multi-level assessment of water stress and institutional dynamics in the water-climate-conflict nexus
    (Host: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands – Geographical focus: Myanmar)
     
  2. The politics of river basin closures
    (Host: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), France  – Geographical focus: Spain)
     
  3. Water scarcity and migration in East Africa
    (Host: Politecnico di Milano, Italy - Geographical focus: Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania)
     
  4. Rainwater harvesting, storage and use in mitigating drought emergencies in semiarid environments
    (Host: University of Nairobi, Kenya - Geographical focus: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda)
     
  5. Managing urban water demand across multiple spatio-temporal scales
    (Host: Politecnico di Milano, Italy - Geographical focus: Europe)
     
  6. The European Union as an innovator in water governance paradigms. The case of sources, patterns and effects from the Water Framework Directive
    (Host: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands - Geographical focus: Europe)
     
  7. From participation to co-production of socio-hydrological knowledge
    (Host: Fundación Nueva Cultura Del Agua (FNCA), Spain - Geographical focus: Spain)
     
  8. Water/mining paradigms and the politics of naturalizing water overabundance: a comparative study of extractive industries’ political-material construction of flooding and drainage problems
    (Host: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands - Geographical focus: Guatemala, Netherlands)
     
  9. Consultancy firms and the circulation of policy paradigms: roles, responsibilities and impacts
    (Host: ARCADIS, Netherlands - Geographical focus: Chile, Colombia)
     
  10. Emerging re-commoning water governance practices as a response to austerity crises
    (Host: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands - Geographical focus: Europe)
     
  11. Assessing the sustainability of water governance systems in global comparison
    (Host: Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany - Geographical focus: Global)
     
  12. Understanding the evolution of informal water markets in Eastern Africa*
    (Host: University of Oxford, England - Geographical focus: Kenya)
    *THIS POSITION HAS ALREADY BEEN FILLED

     
  13. Integrating patterns of urban water governance in Southeast Asia
    (Host: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands - Geographical focus: Indonesia)
     
  14. Integrity, infrastructure and water sub-sector reform: comparing large scale irrigation and urban water supply in India and Indonesia
    (Host: School of Oriental and African Studies of London, England - Geographical focus: India, Indonesia)
     
  15. Financing drinking water services in rural Eastern Africa*
    (Host: University of Oxford, England - Geographical focus: Kenya)
    *THIS POSITION HAS ALREADY BEEN FILLED