[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoc: Geospatial data synthesis for sustainable agroecosystems

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon May 11 16:18:05 MDT 2015

Date:    Thu, 7 May 2015 17:06:57 -0400
From:    =?windows-1252?Q?Cameron_Pittelkow?= <cmpitt at ILLINOIS.EDU>
Subject: Postdoc: Geospatial data synthesis for sustainable agroecosystems

Postdoctoral Research Associate Announcement

A postdoctoral position in geospatial data synthesis for sustainable agro=
ecosystems is available in the Department of Crop Sciences at the Univers=
ity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Posting: http://pittelkow.cropsci.illinois.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/05=
This position will play a key role in developing and leading an interdisc=
iplinary project spanning the fields of ecology, agronomy, biogeochemistr=
y, economics, and the human dimensions of=20
natural resource management. In collaboration with a faculty advisory tea=
m, primary responsibilities will include quantifying the relationships be=
tween agricultural, ecological, and=20
socioeconomic sustainability indicators in U.S. agricultural systems usin=
g geospatial datasets and statistical modeling approaches, developing pro=
posals for external funding, and writing=20
manuscripts for publication.=20

The advisory team anticipates several important and timely outputs from t=
his work and is seeking an interdisciplinary scientist with advanced quan=
titative skills and an understanding of the=20
biophysical mechanisms underpinning agricultural production-environmental=
 quality tradeoffs.=20

Successful applicants will be highly motivated and self-directed with a P=
hD in agricultural/environmental sciences or an appropriate discipline, a=
 strong publication record, and expertise in=20
large-scale data synthesis and modeling. Preference will be given to cand=
idates with a background in geospatial data analysis and GIS, computer pr=
ogramming, and statistical modeling who have=20
worked with large and diverse datasets across multiple scales.=20

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter including a brief description=
 of your relevant skills and experience to Cameron Pittelkow (cmpitt at illi=
nois.edu). The position will remain open until=20
a qualified candidate is selected.

More information on the Department of Crop Sciences is available at http:=

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants wi=
ll receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,=
 color, national origin, sex, sexual=20
orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or stat=
us as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individ=
uals with diverse backgrounds, experiences,=20
and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.  (www.inclusiv=
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