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New Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Available

December 9, 2019

The Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions (COS) and the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) seek multiple Postdoctoral Fellows to work at the intersection of environmental science, sustainability, and food system transformation focusing on the role of seafood in the global food system. The Fellows will be appointed for 18 months and based either at SRC in Stockholm, Sweden, or at COS in Palo Alto, California.


Postdoctoral Fellow: Blue Food Assessment

The primary responsibility of the Postdoctoral Fellows is to participate in the work of one or more of the Blue Food Assessment papers (see attached job information- "Learn more about the position"), as appropriate based on experience and interest. Other tasks include:

  • Work together with the other BFA Postdoctoral Fellows to ensure deadlines are met and that individual papers make up a coherent and impactful assessment;
  • Assist with organizing a number of meetings that bring together leading experts, stakeholders, and actors to synthesize findings and draw out key policy messages;
  • Engage blue food partners in business, government, NGOs, and intergovernmental organizations to identify and develop solutions, and take those solutions into implementation.


To Apply: 

COS and SRC will jointly review all applications. To apply, please prepare the following materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter (addressing:
    • Why you are interested in this position and how you envision it furthering your career;
    • How your past academic research and relevant work experience could contribute to the Blue Food Assessment;
    • Any involvement in broader impact activities relevant to the scope of the Blue Food Assessment (environmental science, sustainability, food systems, nutrition).
  • Contact information for three references, with at least one reference who can speak to your broader impact activities

Applicants interested in being based at Stanford should send their package of materials to

Applicants interested in being based at the Stockholm Resilience Center must submit their application through the Stockholm University recruitment system at


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning on January 6. The positions will remain open until filled.


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Contact Information

Nicole Kravec
Communications Manager