[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Associates in Sustainability of Food and Bioenergy Systems at the University of Minnesota

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sun May 25 05:33:36 MDT 2014


Postdoctoral Associates in Sustainability of Food and Bioenergy Systems

University of Minnesota
Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
College of Science and Engineering

Description: Two postdoctoral associate positions are now available in th=
e Department of=20
Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering at the University of Minnesota. To=
pics for research=20
projects concern the sustainability of food and bioenergy systems. Respon=
sibilities include=20
conducting collaborative research, written and oral communication of resu=
lts, and preparation of=20
grant reporting materials. Positions are funded by grants from the United=
 States Department of=20
Energy (DOE), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Uni=
versity of Minnesota=92s=20
Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment (IREE), Institute on =
the Environment (IonE),=20
and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFAN=
S). Review of=20
applications will begin immediately.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in industrial ecolo=
gy, agricultural or=20
environmental sciences, economics, engineering, or a related field. Stron=
g oral and written=20
communication skills are essential, as are the ability and desire to work=
 in an interdisciplinary team=20
setting and to travel. Proficiency in statistical analysis is also requir=
ed. Competency in life cycle=20
modeling, MATLAB, ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, and computer programming are=

Salary and Benefits: Compensation will be commensurate with experience an=
d qualifications.=20
Appointments are for one year with renewals possible for a second and thi=
rd year, depending on=20
performance and availability of funding.

Application: Applicants must submit their application materials online at=
https://employment.umn.edu/ Requisition Number 191599. Applications shoul=
d include a current=20
curriculum vitae with undergraduate and graduate GPA and GRE scores, unof=
ficial undergraduate=20
and graduate transcripts, a letter of interest detailing research experie=
nce, and the names and=20
contact information for three professional references. Any offer of emplo=
yment is contingent upon=20
the successful completion of a background check.

Contact: Prof. Jason Hill <hill0408 at umn.edu>

The University of Minnesota is committed to policy that all persons shall=
 have equal access to its=20
programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed=
, religion, national origin,=20
sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran s=
tatus, or sexual orientation.

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