Fellowship in Natural Capital Accounting announced

27th June 2017

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The James Hutton Institute is seeking a well-established transdisciplinary researcher to provide leadership in the field of Natural Capital Accounting through a new Fellowship in Natural Capital Accounting funded by the Macaulay Development Trust.

The James Hutton Institute are looking for a candidate to develop and link the many strands of research on natural capital within the Institute, and to promote it at national and international levels. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with many partners, including the Scottish Forum for Natural Capital, Natural Capital Initiative and the Ecosystem Service Partnership

The three year fellowship has been funded by the Macaulay Development Trust to contribute to existing research on natural capital accounting, allowing the Institute to overcome existing scientific challenges.

The James Hutton Institute is a member of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital and Colin Campbell, CEO of the Institute is a member of the Scottish Forum Steering Group. The James Hutton Institute is among the organisations leading on the Scottish Forum's "Impact through knowledge & innovation" Strategic Aims:

  1. Stakeholders from Scotland’s public, private and voluntary sectors are using and actively shaping natural capital research in Scotland.
  2. Decisions in Scotland’s public, private and voluntary sectors are informed by leading natural capital research and practice from Scotland and around the world.

The deadline for applications for the fellowship is Tuesday 8th August.

Click here to see the full details of the Macaulay Development Trust Fellowship in Natural Capital Accounting