Department: Department of Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Type: PhD and Postdoc Positions
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The Department of Environmental Impacts and Sustainability (IMPACT) at NILU is seeking a post-doctoral fellow in the field of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), environmental footprints and sustainability.
The candidate will work on the PLASTCYC project which aims at mapping the stock and flow of plastic products, characterization of the flow of harmful chemicals within plastics, conduct LCA and socio-economic analysis of current waste management practices in Norway, identify alternative scenarios and provide environmental and economic evaluation of alternative scenarios.
The project is funded by Norwegian Research Council (2021 – 2023) and the candidate is expected to work closely with international partners and stakeholders during the project. PLASTCYC is directly addressing SDG12 on sustainable production and consumption by providing solutions that lead to reduction of our environmental footprint.