Vacancy: Senior Researcher – Sanitation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, SANDEC, Switzerland [Deadline 15 Oct 2009]

The department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (Sandec) at Eawag, Switzerland, is engaged in applied research & development in water supply and environmental sanitation for low and middle income countries.

Sandec is seeking to fill a vacant position as group leader (tenure track) for sanitation.

The objectives are to develop new concepts and technologies for excreta, faecal sludge and wastewater management through applied research projects with partner organizations in developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Dissemination of research results, advocacy, developing research capacity and professional expertise, and facilitating implementation are further important activities for getting research results into policy and practice.

Special focus should be on the subject of excreta, and faecal sludge management for low- and middle-income countries.

More information is available on the EAWAG web site [pls do not send respsonses to this blog]

Enquiries can be made through Chris Zurbrügg, Tel: +41-44- 8235423, email: zurbrugg [at]

Deadline for applications: 15 October 2009

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