Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Moscow
Division/College: College of Natural Resources
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $49,200 to $54,000 annually
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The College of Natural Resources, Environmental Science Program at the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, seeks two (2) full-time postdoctoral research associates to play critical roles in enhancing a research program related to the human dimensions of long-term agro-ecosystems assessment. One position will emphasize grazing land production systems and the other will emphasize crop production systems. Context of each position will link to a national network of sites within the Long-term Agro-ecological Research (LTAR ) Network. The initial appointments are for one year; annual renewals for up to two additional years are contingent on satisfactory performance and/or availability of funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Ph.D. degree in environmental social sciences, political ecology, human geography, regional economics, human dimensions of natural resources, rural sociology, or closely related field.
  • Research Experience: such as graduate training or other experience in research design, analysis, and reporting. Prior focus on agricultural and natural resources systems
  • Demonstrated written communication skills: ability to communicate proficiently with written formats to a variety of stakeholder groups and audiences relevant to agro-ecosystems and a diversity of cultural regions.
  • Computer program experience: basic MS Office suite, web-based interfaces, and other like computer-based programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated oral communication skills: Evidence of ability to communicate proficiently via oral formats to a variety of stakeholder groups and audiences relevant to agro-ecosystems and a diversity of cultural regions.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest to work both as individual researchers as well as among interdisciplinary teams.

Posting Number: SP002162P

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions: Position Is open until filled. First consideration date is 5/21/19.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

posted: 25 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.