PhD in Environmental Economics - Wageningen University

Wageningen University invites applications for PhD in Environmental Economics.

The research project aims to develop ways to establish sustainable fisheries management strategies that take into consideration the stochasticity of fish stocks as well as the adaptation costs of policies and the fisheries fleet.

Fish stocks are highly stochastic, and therefore difficult to predict, whereas the costs of adapting policies and the fleet tend to be high.

The research is carried out in Wageningen, and should lead to a PhD dissertation.


Required education/skills:

  • University Graduate

  • You have an academic background as an environmental or resource economist with a completed MSc degree of excellent quality;
  • a strong interest and experience in economic modelling and natural resource economics;
  • good communicative skills and willingness to work in a team.

    Job type: Research / Advising


    - Research trainees, non-tenured lecturers, researchers(Scientific discipline: Economics)

    Conditions of employment:

    Estimated maximum salary per month: eur 2000 - 2500

    Salary: scale 10.

    Maximum salary amount in Euro’s a month

    Employment basis: Temporary for specified period

    Duration of the contract: 18 months

    Maximum hours per week: 38

    Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from:

    Prof.dr. E.C. van Ierland
    E-mail: ekko.vanierland[at]

    Or dr Rolf Groeneveld
    E-mail: rolf.groeneveld[at]


    You can apply for this job before 15-02-2008 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your application to:

    Wageningen University, dept. HRM
    Hollandseweg 1, 6706 KN Wageningen
    F. Toxopeus
    Hollandseweg 1
    6706 KN Wageningen
    E-mail: Fineke.Toxopeus[at]

    When applying for this PhD in Environmental Economics mention the vacancy number AT MW 2008-07.

    For further details, and application materials, contact: PhD in Environmental Economics

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