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[GreenYes] Green Jobs Availabel in April 2001

                            GREEN JOBS AVAILABLE 
                       THE GALLON ENVIRONMENT LETTER 
                 506 Victoria Ave., Montreal, Quebec H3Y 2R5
                  Ph. (514) 369- 0230, fax (514) 369 -3282, 
                       Vol. 4, No. 4, April 29, 2001 

                    CANADA     CANADA    CANADA    CANADA


Stantec Consulting Ltd., wishes to hire an Environmental Engineer in Remediation to be based in Calgary, Alberta. By combining global experience and skills in management, planning, design, and implementation, we support clients at every stage, from initial concept and financial feasibility to project completion and beyond. It offers services through more than 3,000 employees, operating out of  40 locations principally in North America. They are trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol STN. Stantec participates in a wide variety of interesting projects by getting involved with its dynamic Environment Management team. This person will manage environmental site assessments and remediation projects in Western Canada. As a team leader, you will oversee technical study design, project procedures, proposal preparation, and cost control. You will supervise technical professionals involved in the collection of samples and data analysis. Accountabilities for your role will a!
lso include servicing actual clients and contributing to further business development. The successful candidate will have a graduate in Environmental Engineering or Hydrogeology, and will be a member, or be eligible for APEGGA membership. The candidate will have an experience of at least 5 years in reclamation projects includes conducting Phase 1 and 11 Environmental Site Assessments, contaminant remediation and flare pit assessments. You will have good working knowledge of Alberta's ESA regulations. You will have excellent communication skills that will be  complemented by your ability to write sound technical reports. The person should be a keen mentor and effective team leader.  Stantec provides knowledge-based solutions to infrastructure and facilities projects through value-added professional services and technologies. By combining global experience and skills in management, planning, design, and implementation, the Company supports clients at every stage, from initial co!
ncept and financial feasibility to project completion and beyond. If your qualifications meet the above requirements please forward in confidence your resume and introductory letter to Ghislaine Yelle, Recruitment & Career Coaching Consultant, Calgary, Alberta, e-mail: . Visit their website at



Greenpeace Canada is hiring a Supporter Development Co-ordinator to work in our Toronto office. Greenpeace is looking for a highly motivated, creative, experienced, fundraiser who is concerned about environmental issues. The successful candidate will possess fundraising and direct marketing skills to plan, manage, and coordinate our supporter development programs including monthly EFT donors and the single gift renewal programs (the primary solicitation tools are direct mail and telemarketing); have excellent technical skills (budgeting, accounting, record-keeping, computer, written and verbal communications skills); have proven judgement skills; and, have an ability to develop strategic communications plans that advance campaign goals, This exciting and challenging position reports to the Development Director and has oversight of a department of up to 25 staff.  Bilingualism (French/English) will be considered an asset. The deadline for application is May 14, 2001. Send your !
application to Greenpeace Canada, 250 Dundas St. W, Suite 605, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2Z5, Phone: 416-597-8408 OR 1-800-320-7183 Fax: 416-597-8422 . Visit their website at . 



The Eco-Research Chair (ERC) of Environmental Law & Policy at the University of Victoria, B.C., seeks a Managing Director who can advance the project in an integrated fashion so as to support the work of an ecologically-based "think-tank" in British Columbia.  Polis is an integrated research and policy project of this program. This project encompasses a number of research associates working in a range of environmental and social areas, including community-based natural resource management, urban sustainability, economic and governance policy, environmental law and international environmental law. The Managing Director's tasks will include: Strategic planning, administrative design and development; overall administration and management; fundraising for the permanent endowment, as well as for specific projects; communications, including promotion of project reports and policy outputs; and developing community liaisons and support networks. The successful candidate will have exte!
nsive experience in managing and developing entrepreneurial (and non-profit) organizations, as well as a sophisticated understanding of the ecological policy perspective. Salary commensurate with experience, in the $45,000-$60,000 range.  The deadline for application is May 15, 2001. Applicants should reply in writing, including resume and references to Dr. R. Michael M'Gonigle, Eco-Research Chair of Environmental Law & Policy, Faculty of Law, Room 215, Fraser Building, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC  V8W 3H7, Tel. (250) 721-6388;  Fax: (250) 721-8146, Email . 



Two positions are available at Alternatives  Journal, Canada's National Environmental Magazine. The magazine, based in Waterloo, Ontario, will hire (1) a Managing Editor, (2) Circulation Manager. For the Managing Editor, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating editorial processes and for financial administration. Alternatives offers a co-operative, friendly and flexible work environment. The Managing Editor will co-ordinate planning and the solicitation, receipt, refereeing, and editing of all editorial material; coordinate quarterly meetings and ensure that timelines are being met by contributors and editors; reconcile monthly financial statements and prepare financial reports for colleagues and external organizations; prepare budgets and projections, in collaboration with the Business Manager; and, process payroll, deposits and payables. The successful candidate will have a strong background in environmental issues; publishing experience; excellent writ!
ten/verbal communication and public relations skills; excellent organizational and administrative skills; experience in financial administration; familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, database and financial software, preferably on the Macintosh; and know well the design software PageMaker, InDesign, or Quark. The Circulation Manager will be responsible for promotions, newsstand sales and circulation fulfilment. The deadline for application for the two positions is May 18, 2001. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Jessica Kwik, Alternatives Journal, Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario  N2L 3G1, phone: (519) 888-4442, Fax: (519) 746-0292, Email: . Visit their website at 



Ecotrust Canada is seeking a Development Manager for a 6-9 month contract starting June 18, 2001 in Vancouver, B.C. Ecotrust Canada is a private, non-profit organization working to support the emergence of a conservation economy in the coastal temperate rain forests of British Columbia.  It provides access to the scientific, organizational, financial and marketing expertise entrepreneurs and communities need to pursue conservation-based development -- economic development that contributes to true environmental health and community well being.  It has a staff of sixteen with our head office in Vancouver, and community offices in Ucluelet and Terrace, B.C. The Development Manager position is an interim position to provide strategic development and diversification of Ecotrust Canada's fundraising / revenue generation program while maintaining current fundraising activities, during a maternity leave. The successful candidate will have solid experience in non-profit fundraising req!
uired; experience in developing and managing fundraising strategy preferred. In addition, a strong background in communications, with excellent writing skills, is preferred. Ability to self-manage, take responsibility for complex tasks with minimal supervision, ability to track and meet deadlines, effective communications skills (written and oral), all required. Willingness to take on a diversity of tasks, excellent computer skills, and ability to multi-task is required. A post-secondary degree in a related field, and a keen interest in environmental and community development issues preferred. The deadline for applications is May 11, 2001.  Please apply with resume to Nina Winham, Vice President, Ecotrust Canada, Suite 202, 1226 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 2S8, ph. (604) 682-4141, fax (604) 682-1944, email . Visit their website at



In addition to the position of the Canadian Research Chair II, that was advertised recently, the Atmospheric Science Program is inviting applications for a probationary tenure track assistant professor position in atmospheric science starting July 1, 2001.  Excellent candidates with research expertise in atmospheric radiation, remote sensing, cloud physics, aerosol physics and climate are especially encouraged.  All applicants should have a strong interest in both
undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervising graduate students, as well as demonstrated excellence in their field of scholarly research. The Dalhousie atmospheric science group has built a reputation as a leader in atmospheric physics in Canada. Research focuses on aerosols, clouds, radiation, air-sea interaction, climate and atmospheric chemistry. In addition to having a strong oceanography department, the presence on campus of the Atlantic Environmental Prediction Research Initiative, a division of the Meteorological Service of Canada, as well as the neighbouring Bedford Institute of Oceanography, has brought together a large and active pool of ocean and atmospheric scientists. Applicants for this position should possess a PhD or equivalent and post-doctoral experience in a relevant discipline. All applicants will be considered until the position is filled. Please send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research  interests, copies of two publications and the names of thr!
ee referees Prof. Ulrike Lohmann, Atmospheric  Science Search Committee, Atmospheric Science Program, Department of Physics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. B3H 3J5,  Ph. (902) 494-2324, Fax (902) 494-5191, email Ulrike.Lohmann@Dal.Ca . Visit their website at . 



The Pembina Institute is seeking an energetic environmental advocate to join its Climate Change team as a Climate Change Policy Analyst. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks, including research, writing, networking, and public education and outreach on this important issue. S/he will have a background in science, economics or other relevant area with a solid understanding of and experience with the climate change subject, as well as demonstrated experience researching and writing about environmental issues. This position is based in the Pembina Institute's Ottawa office, and is a one-year contract with a view to establishing a longer-term working relationship. The Change Policy Analyst will researching and writing materials related to greenhouse gas emissions trading and government performance on climate change, supporting Pembina Institute participation in key multi-stakeholder processes working to design and implement policies to address climate change, m!
onitoring government and corporate initiatives to address climate change, responding to public information requests about the climate change issue, networking with other environmental groups working on climate change, providing climate change-related research assistance to Pembina Institute staff working in other areas, and public speaking and public outreach on climate change. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of, and experience with, the climate change issue a post-secondary degree in environmental studies, economics, or another relevant area; have a minimum of three years' work experience on environmental issues, with some of that time focused on climate change; and, have demonstrated experience researching and writing about environmental issues strong verbal and written communication skills. Salary range is $36,000 - $42,000 per year. Interested applicants should provide a letter of interest, a detailed resume, and four references to Matthew Bramley,!
 Climate Change Program, Pembina Institute, Suite 505, 124 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5M9, email . Visit their website at



Parsons Brinckerhoff a national leader in transportation engineering wishes to hire three environmental planners in its Austin, Texas office. It is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner with at least 10 years of relevant experience in NEPA, environmental planning, documentation, assessment, permitting and processes.  Demonstrable project management and supervision skills required.  Public project/infrastructure experience helpful. The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in Planning, Environmental or Social Sciences, Engineering, or related field required.  The candidate for the second (2) position for an Environmental Planner will have from 3 to 5 years relevant experience in environmental planning, documentation, assessment and/or inspections/field surveys/investigations to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal environmental laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. This person will evaluate environmental impact of project activities in t!
he areas of noise pollution/air and water quality/wetlands/hazardous materials/socioeconomic/biological  resources/geological areas cultural or historic resources.  Demonstrable NEPA experience helpful. Advanced degree in Planning, Environmental or Social Sciences, Engineering, or related field required. The third position (3) an Assistant Environmental Planner will review documentation and/or conduct inspections/field surveys/investigations to ensure compliance with applicable state and federal environmental laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Evaluate environmental  impact of project activities in one or more areas:  noise pollution/air and water quality/ wetlands/hazardous materials/socioeconomic/biological resources/geological areas cultural or historic resources. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, environmental engineering or related field plus one to two years progressively responsible experience in related a!
rea of environmental studies. Parsons Brinckerhoff, founded in 1885, is one of the oldest continuously operating engineering firms in the world. Recognized as a leader in consulting, planning, engineering, program management, construction management, operations and maintenance and design-build for all types of infrastructure, PB is employee-owned and has close to 9,000 people in more than 250 offices on six continents. Submit your resume and salary requirements to Ms. Lourdes Montoya, Parsons Brinckerhoff,  901 S. MoPac Expressway, Bldg. 2, Suite 595, Austin, Texas  78746. Visit their website at . 



The Environmental Defense Fund has dropped "Fund" and is now called Environmental Defense. With the same dedication to improving the environment the environmental organization wishes to hire for at least five (5) positions. In Boston it wishes to hire two (2) a Corporate Partnership Project Manager and an Environmental Engineer/Scientist. In New York it wishes to hire a Director of Corporate Giving, and a Senior Major Gifts Officer. In Oakland, California EDF wants to hire a Foundations Officer, a Major Gifts Officer, and a Western Region Director of Development. In Raleigh, North Carolina it wants to hire a Southeast Region Director of Development. And in Washington, DC, it wishes to hire a Green Vehicle Marketing Manager, a    Legislative Assistant, and a Press Director. For immediate consideration, please fax your cover letter and resume to Cheryl L. Pickard, PHR, Recruiting Manager Human Resources department, Environmental Defense, Washington, D.C., fax (202) 387-1030. For!
 detailed information on these positions, visit the Environmental Defense website at



INFORM's Solid Waste Prevention Program in New York wishes to hire a Program Director. The Program Director will work with INFORM's Development staff to raise the Program's funds. INFORM collaborates with other organizations to promote adoption of policies and practices that enable government agencies, businesses and communities to reduce the growing amount of solid wastes they generate. The Program promotes model waste prevention practices, including changes in procurement guidelines and facility-operating practices that reduce waste and increase the purchase of products and packaging that contain recycled materials. The Program may also focus on advancing waste preventing policies at the federal, state or local level, such as extended producer responsibility (EPR), that can drive businesses to design products that are more durable, reusable and recyclable. INFORM will evaluate the New York City solid waste budget to insure that funding is sufficient for effective implementat!
ion of feasible solid waste prevention programs. This includes, but is not limited to, two key initiatives that were mandated in the November 2000 NYC Solid Waste Management Plan Modification. They include a three-year $6.3 million Local Waste Prevention Coordinators Program; and, the establishment of an Office of Environmental Purchasing in the City's central procurement agency, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). 

The Program Director for the Solid Waste Prevention Program Planning will maintains an overview of all Program commitments made in funded grant proposals and insures that these commitments are met; prepares monthly reports on Program progress and leads monthly Program reviews with COO, development and communications staff, and the President; and, prepares quarterly reports for the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a professional commitment to environmental progress and, specifically; experience in working with solid waste policy and program issues, preferably waste prevention and/or recycling; demonstrated ability in program management and strategic planning; and, demonstrated ability to absorb technical information and to develop materials that communicate such information clearly and compellingly to varied audiences, as necessary. He or she should have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent professional experience); graduate degree. Send resume, cover letter!
 and writing sample to Sam Arnoff, Director of Operations, INFORM, Inc., 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY  10005, ph. 212-361-2400, ext 238, email . Visit their website at



There are two immediate job openings with the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC)  the country's largest student and youth run and led environmental and social justice organization. The first (1) position is Office Manager Speaker's Bureau Coordinator, and the second (2) is Development Director National Outreach Coordinator. SEAC is a student and youth run national network of progressive grassroots organizations and individuals whose aim is to uproot environmental injustices through action and education.  We define the environment to include the physical, economic, political, and cultural conditions in which we live.  By challenging the power structure, which threatens these environmental conditions, SEAC works to create progressive social change on both local and global levels. Send your letter of application and resume (preferably by email) to SEAC, c/o Kelly, PO Box 31909, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, ph. 215-222-4711, fax it to 215-222-2896, email  ncc@seac.!
org . Visit their website at .



The American Anthropological Association wishes to hire a Media Relations Manager. The person would be a talented and experienced science writer to plan, develop and implement a comprehensive public information and media relations program. The objective to generate maximum coverage in print and electronic media for the association, its members and the discipline. Responsibilities include identifying relevant scholarly work and member social scientists to serve as sources, developing contacts with representatives of local and national media, producing media materials and events, and educating and linking members with reporters and editors. The person must be skilled at translating scholarly material into language and formats suitable for print and electronic publications. Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. College degree in related field essential. Send your application letter, including resume and salary history to Director of Administration, HYPER!
LINK or to American Anthropological Association, 4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 640, Arlington, Virginia 22203. No phone calls please. Fax 703-528-3546, email . 



Averill Environmental Laboratory, Inc., based in Plainville, Connecticut wishes to hire a GC/MS Analyst. This person will perform analyses on water and solids for VOC and SVOC; troubleshooting the instrument as well as performing routine maintenance; and, interpretation of chromatographs and data input into LIMS. The successful candidate will have a B.Sc. degree and a minimum of one year of experience in GC or GC/MS analysis. The person should have basic knowledge of HPChem Station Software. To Apply send résumés as an attached email file in MS Word to  Robert Beres; Averill Environmental Laboratory, Inc., 100 Northwest Drive, Plainville, Connecticut 06062, Fax 860-747-9264, email . 



Project Seahorse  and John G. Shedd Aquarium, in Chicago, Illinois, plan to appoint a post- doctoral fellowship to develop and lead ex-situ research on seahorse and pipefish husbandry, management and conservation. This person will also facilitate communication among a network of aquarium professionals and guide other syngnathid research. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong research skills, an evident capacity to work with people, and considerable flexibility and mobility.  The post is based at Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, with considerable travel. Project Seahorse, an international marine conservation programme and Shedd Aquarium will manage this position in partnership. PhD must have been submitted by 1 June 2001. The deadline for application is May 10, 2001.  Please send covering letter, cv, three letters of reference and two examples of written work to Rhea Ravanera, Dept of Biology, McGill University1205 Dr. Penfield Ave., Montreal, H3A 1B1, Fax (514) 398-2408.  No e-mail !
applications. Visit their websites at, and Shedd Aquarium



The Pacific Crest Biodiversity Project in Seattle plans to hire a Field Canvass Director. This person will recruit, hire and train a team of field canvass organizers for a grassroots outreach campaign to protect forests in the Pacific Northwest. Duties include recruitment of canvassers through advertising, postering, etc.; interviewing of potential canvassers; training of new canvassers and leadership development; coordination of canvass logistics; and, assignment of canvass areas and filling out tracking forms. The successful candidate will have field canvass experience; strong leadership and team-building abilities; an  ability to balance support and accountability among staff; and, a desire to learn and communicate complicated environmental campaigns. The salary range is US $20,000 to $24,000 per year . Please call Alisa Moffat, Pacific Crest Biodiversity Project, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N. #321, Seattle, WA 98103, ph. (206) 545-3734 or email at . Visit their web!
site at



The Nature Conservancy in Chico, California, is looking for a Restoration Coordinator. The Nature Conservancy's conservation efforts on the Sacramento River Project are part of a collaborative effort with local partners and stakeholders to protect the Sacramento River.  The Restoration Coordinator works as part of the Sacramento River Project Team to protect, restore, and sustainably manage lands along the river and the natural processes that sustain them. He/she is responsible for managing and ensuring the best available science to the Sacramento River Project Restoration Program by planning, designing, and coordinating restoration implementation and monitoring. The Restoration Coordinator will collect data, producing maps using GIS software; establish ecological goals for conservation targets, measuring success of land management efforts and techniques; and, write or edit portions of conservation plans. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in biology, ecolo!
gy, natural resources management or related field and two years related work experience or comparable combination of education and experience; have an ability to organize time and manage diverse activities. Meet deadlines; have knowledge of natural systems and the management techniques used to maintain them; have a demonstrated experience in MS Office, Word, Excel, and Access. Database management skills with ability to produce reports; and, have an ability to use advanced computer functions including navigating the Internet. For more information contact Cori Ong, Operations Manager, The Nature Conservancy, Sacramento River Project, 500 Main Street, Chico, California 95928, ph. (530) 897-6389, fax  (530) 342-0257, Email



Broomfield, Colorado wishes to hire a Community Recycling Manager. Exciting, fast-paced full-time position at the nation's largest non-profit recycler. Successful candidate will be self-directed and have excellent supervisory, organizational, fundraising, writing and public speaking skills. Experience with media and volunteers a plus. Ability to meet deadlines, flexibility, humour, and commitment to recycling essential. Full health and other benefits. Send resume, salary requirements and 2 writing samples (not a thesis) to BPM Search, Eco-Cycle, P.O. Box 19006, Boulder, CO 80308, or email to Deadline: April 17. No calls, please. Contact, Eric Lombardi, Executive Director, EcoCycle, Inc., P.O. Box 19006, Boulder, Colorado 80308, ph. 303-444-6634. Visit their website at



The EcoLogic Development Fund, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts wishes to hire a Program Officer of Development for an environmental nonprofit agency. The Program Officer will provide leadership for the organization's annual campaign, major gifts, special events and corporate sponsorships. The EcoLogic Development Fund is an organization dedicated to conserving endangered and unique wildlands by advancing economic development and self-determination among local communities within threatened habitats in Latin America. EcoLogic partners with local organizations to help poor and indigenous communities identify and solve their environmental and economic problems in ways that respect both their culture and the Earth's natural limits. The Program Officer will be responsible for developing and coordinating strategies for individual giving; identify and secure new individual and corporate donors by conducting research with volunteers and cultivating referrals from the Board of Directo!
rs; planning and coordinating major annual fundraising event; assisting with the preparation of annual budgets (donor sources) and participate in strategic planning and policy making; and, assisting with drafting reports and new program proposals. The successful candidate will have at least three to five years demonstrated experience in fundraising. Must demonstrate successful development planning, proven success with major donors, event planning, proposal writing, and corporate partnerships, and experience raising funds for a budget of two million dollars. Demonstrated staff supervisory experience. Interest in environmental and Latin American development issues. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, databases, email, Web, and computer related development systems. Ability to read or write Spanish a plus. Send resume and cover letter to Robyn Dalzen, Operations Manager, EcoLogic Development Fund, PO Box 383405, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02238-3405, fax (617) 441-6307, email rdalzen! . Visit their website at 



World Wildlife Fund, UK, is currently seeking to  recruit a Sustainable Investment Officer, to be based in the head office,  Panda House, Godalming, Surrey, U.K..  The post will sit within the Business & Consumption Policy team, reflecting  an increasing emphasis on working with business and industry stakeholders  for the achievement of our conservation goals. In the context of a rapidly expanding Socially Responsible Investment industry, and rising awareness of Corporate Social Responsibility issues,  WWF-UK sees tremendous opportunities to work with fund managers, fund  trustees and shareholders to engage with the companies in which they invest, to further the cause of sustainable development. Candidates are likely to have a relevant degree and/or post graduate qualification, a wide knowledge of environmental issues and how they relate to business & industry, a good understanding of ethical and socially  responsible investment, excellent interpersonal and communications skil!
ls. It would be preferable for candidates to have 2-3 years relevant work experience. Annual salary c £25,000. Deadline for application is May 2001. If you'd like to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Kate Harrold, WWF-UK, Panda House, Weyside Park, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1XR or email . Visit their website at . 



The Netherlands Energy Research Foundation (ECN), associated with the Energy Research Centre in the Netherlands wishes to hire an Energy Policy Researcher. ECN offers independent advice in the area of energy and environment to both public authorities and private parties in the Netherlands and abroad. Synergy between market behaviour and sustainable development is focus of attention. ECN Policy Studies has offices in Amsterdam and Petten. Research will be conducted on European energy policy on energy conservation, renewable energy and long-term energy planning. The EU, the Netherlands and international multilateral donors support countries in Eastern Europe in the development and implementation of national energy policy and regulation, with special attention to EU accession. Also, the Dutch government is very active in international climate change policy, among others in Joint Implementation in Eastern Europe. You will manage studies and projects in these areas, often in co-ope!
ration with local partners or foreign institutions. You are expected to contribute to the acquisition of new projects and the expansion of the work field. They are looking for someone with a technical or economic academic background with knowledge of the energy sector, and experience with energy policy as well as the implementation of international projects. For more information please contact Mr. M.J.J. Scheepers, M.Sc., ph. +31 224 56 4436, or e-mail: See also . You can send your application with curriculum vitae to ECN Human Resources, attn. Ms. A.C. Kruidenier, P.O. Box 1, 1755 ZG  Petten, The Netherlands (or e-mail to:, referring to number BS-75/104. 



The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) wishes to hire a Director, Corporate Responsibility for Environment and Development in London, U.K. This post will lead the development of a new programme of research and stakeholder engagement on responsible business, and how to ensure that developing country perspectives inform corporate policy and practice. Applicants should have significant experience of promoting and/or researching corporate initiatives to eliminate poverty, improve governance and ensure environmental security in the developing world. This post requires a relevant post-graduate degree and at least 10 years experience of collaborative research, as well as research management and fundraising.  Excellent communication skills in English are essential and fluency in French, Spanish or Portuguese is highly desirable. The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) aims to provide expertise and leadership in researching and ach!
ieving sustainable development at national, regional and global levels.  In alliance with others IIED seeks to shape a future that ends global poverty and delivers and sustains efficient and equitable management of the world's resources. Salary: £35,295 - £44,078. Deadline for application is May 4, 2001. Reference CRED.  For further information and an application form please write to the Personnel Department, IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London, U.K., WC1H 0DD; fax +44 (0)20 7388 2826 or email  Details are also available at  



The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Environment Directorate, wishes to appoint a Senior Economist - CGE Modelling. The OECD is an international organisation based in Paris with some 2000 staff. The Senior Economist will act as the focal point within the Environment Directorate for quantitative modelling of the interface between environmental pressures and economic activity. The economist will construct and modify a computable general equilibrium model and related quantitative frameworks, capable of efficiently linking economic activities to changes in environmental variables, and at various levels of aggregation. This person will ensure that databases are maintained to support this framework, and carry out appropriate model calibrations; make use of this modelling framework, undertake quantitative analysis of important policy work currently being undertaken in the Directorate, including periodic Environmental Outlooks, climate change, and sectoral!
 economic reforms (e.g. transport, agriculture); and, draft and defend reports based on these analyses; and, ensure effective and efficient use of the human resources allocated to the activity. The successful candidate will have an advanced university degree in economics, combined with at least 10 years' practical experience in environmental field and in modelling; have a demonstrated ability in computable general equilibrium modelling, with direct links to environmental policy issues; have proficiency in 'GAMS' and 'C' programming language tools; and, have an ability to supervise the work of consultants and permanent staff, and to organise and manage the work of experts in workshops and committees. The deadline for application is May 10, 2001. Please refer to vacancy reference VAC(01)032. The application form should be completed on-line and submitted electronically. If you wish to include any complementary information please send it as an attachment (text file) to the Form. F!
urther information and an on-line application form can be obtained at the website



The Centre for Transport Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, plans to appoint a Research Assistant / Associate in Transport Infrastructure, Medical Technology, and Safety. The Centre for Transport Studies seeks a research assistant for an EPSRC funded project to evaluate the impact of road infrastructure and medical technology improvements on traffic- related fatalities and injuries. The key objective of this study is to conduct a statistical analysis of how road infrastructure elements, such as lane widths, curvature, relative capacity, and other features affect traffic-related fatalities and injuries. The analysis will seek to control for demographic and other factors known to also influence traffic fatalities and injuries. One of these that will be investigated in detail is the role of improvements in medical technology over time. The successful candidate should have experience with large databases and the ability to write computer programs in Fortra!
n, Pascal or C++.  It is expected that research papers on the work will be co-written and presented by the successful candidate. The successful candidate will have a Masters degree or a PhD with a background in Transport, Economics, Geography, Regional Science, Planning, Public Policy, Health Policy or a closely related field. Imperial College is the leading science and engineering institution within the University of London. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is widely recognised as one of Europe's centres of excellence in Civil and Environmental Engineering. The salary range is £18,909 - £27,347 (inclusive of London Weighting). The deadline for application is May 14, 2001. Send your application including your current CV and the contact details of at least 3 referees to Dr Bob Noland, Centre for Transport Studies, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, SW7 2BU, email!
 . Visit their website at . The full job announcement is available at

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