[ES_JOBS_NET] Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development
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Wed Oct 15 12:08:00 MDT 2014
Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development
The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, NY, seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development.
The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides scholars with the opportunity to acquire and apply the cross-disciplinary expertise needed to address critical issues of sustainable development such as food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation. Candidates who have developed cross-disciplinary approaches during their graduate studies will find numerous, unique opportunities to engage in programs at the leading edge of sustainable development research.
Candidates must complete the online application and submit a proposal for research that would contribute to global, sustainable development. Candidates may suggest contributing to or expanding on existing Earth Institute programs or developing new projects that integrate the breadth of expertise of the Earth Institute.
The deadline to submit an application is October 31, 2014 for fellowships starting in the fall of 2015. Fellowships are a 24-month appointment. The annual salary is $55,000. Fellows also receive a research stipend of $12,000 for the duration of the fellowship.
For more information about the program or to apply for a fellowship, please visit www.earth.columbia.edu/fellows<http://www.earth.columbia.edu/fellows> or email fellows at ei.columbia.edu<mailto:fellows at ei.columbia.edu>.
The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded within 5 years before the start of the fellowship. Gaps in employment or studies will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
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