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Postdoctoral Research Associate

PEI

Princeton University invites applications for one or more postdoctoral [or more senior] research positions in the Climate Futures Initiative based at the Princeton Environmental Institute. This initiative builds on the 2011-14 Princeton research community on Communicating Uncertainty of the Princeton University Institute for International and Regional Studies.

The successful applicant will join a small group of economists, environmental scientists and philosophers, to participate in the critical analysis of integrated assessment modelling and in the development of new tools for the construction of scenarios and the normative (efficiency-equity-sustainability) evaluation of alternative growth paths and climate policies. Prior experience with integrated assessment models is not required but familiarity with economic modelling and programming software is recommended. 

The position is for one year with possibility of renewal, and starts on or after February 1, 2015 (no later than September 1, 2015). Applicants who have obtained their PhD in 2011 or later will be given priority.

Applications must include: 2-page research project, CV, one or two representative publications, and contact information for two references to jobs@princeton.edu, (requisition #1400433). For more information about the position and the Climate Futures Initiative please contact Professor Marc Fleurbaey at mfleurba@princeton.edu.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Deadline for applications: October 1, 2014. The selection will be made soon afterwards.  


Postdoctoral Research Associate

PEI

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) invites applications for post doctoral research associate and more senior research positions focusing on the scientific, technical, policy, and human dimensions of environmental issues. These areas include issues surrounding global change; energy and climate; biogeochemical cycles; molecular geochemistry; biodiversity; conservation; environmental science and policy; infectious disease and global health; and sustainable development in impoverished and resource-challenged regions of the world. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Applicants should apply online (requisition #1400132) and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interest, and names and contact information for three references.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. degree in a related field.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.