Summary of Position: Post-Doctoral position for research formulating and evaluating solutions to major global environmental problems, such as those related to one or more of the following: biodiversity, habitat destruction, fragmentation and extinction; diets, health, food demand, and sustainable agricultural production methods; land use, fertilizer use, sustainably intensification, intercropping and ways to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions; or other major ways that anthropogenic actions impact species or ecosystems and their sustainability or utility to society.
Essential and Other Functions: 60% Research To perform creative research, often in collaboration with David Tilman and others, seeking to better understand major environmental problems and to identify solutions. Most research is likely to be syntheses of existing data, but some data collection may be feasible. Topics pursued will, to a great extent, be those chosen by the post-doc.
30% Publication To write, for publication in major journals, manuscripts reporting the results of this research.
10% Other Pursuing other academic activities and scholarly issues relevant to the individual’s long-term career goals.
Essential Qualifications Ph. D. in Ecology or related discipline that is completed before that start of this post-doctoral position, and demonstrated skill in performing research on a topic relevant to this position.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to successfully publish results of research in peer-reviewed journals.
Internal Number: 333546
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