Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree in urban planning, public policy, urban studies, political science, environmental policy, environmental economics, or a related field in hand by January 1, 2020.
Research experience broadly related to cities and buildings with specific experience in the following areas: Human behavior (social norms, behavior change, decision-making, etc.), recycling behavior, waste management in cities and municipalities, resilience in cities and the built environment, energy efficiency in cities and buildings, risk perception, organizational behavior. Technical knowledge and working skills in, including but not limited to: Advanced statistical methods, economic modeling and analysis, fieldwork and data collection at research sites, human subjects research experience. Knowledge in the following software packages: Stata/SPSS/R, Excel, database software, programming language(s). Strong track record and experience in writing and publishing research papers in reputable peer-reviewed journals, and analyzing complex datasets.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoc will perform research in the Department of Technology and Society in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS) on various funded grant projects including work at the newly formed Waste Data and Research Center. Specific research will focus on the influence of social norms on recycling behavior, solid waste in New York State, as well as research in the post-doc's areas of interest relating to the urban built environment (resilience, energy efficiency, waste, etc.). The Postdoc will conduct fieldwork in various multifamily buildings, assist with the management of undergraduate and graduate students on waste characterization fieldwork, clean and analyze data, and write and publish research papers. Successful candidates will have a strong record of original research and possess very good writing/communication skills.
Conduct original research within the above scope, developing, evaluating and benchmarking new techniques.
Coordinate research efforts within the newly formed Waste Data and Research Center, housed in the Department of Technology and Society, and interact closely with graduate students.
Participate in manuscript writing for publication in scientific conferences/journals, presentations, and federal/state grant applications.
Other duties as assigned.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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About Stony Brook:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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Department/Hiring Area: Technology and Society-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 18, 2019
Posting End Date: Nov 18, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience.
Salary Grade: SL1
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 1903706
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.