Three Positions Available at WaterPower Research Group


The Governance & Sustainability Lab at Universität Trier is looking for two Doctoral Candidates (TV-L 13, 50%) and one PostDoc (TV-L 13, 100%) for fill positions at the WaterPower Research Project, which is funded by the Ministry of Eduation and Research (BMBF). The positions will run through 31st March, 2018, with a possibility for extension (pending approval by the budgeting institution).

WaterPower is a laboratory for experimenting novel ways of doing research in urban water studies.
They contribute to current debates on society-nature relations by mapping, analyzing and understanding processes that unfold in the urban water sphere. Themes span around the following fields:

  • Coastal urbanisation and wetland degradation;
  • The production of water-related ecosystem services; and,
  • Politics of the energy-water-nexus / water metabolism.

For more information about the WaterPower project, please visit

Details of the vacant positions can be found here and at