[ES_JOBS_NET] FW: postdoc at UIUC: geospatial data synthesis for sustainable agroecosystems

Christine O'Connell coconn at umn.edu
Tue May 12 14:22:34 MDT 2015

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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

This position will play a key role in developing and leading an
interdisciplinary project spanning the fields of ecology, agronomy,
biogeochemistry, economics, and the human dimensions of natural resource
management.In collaboration with a faculty advisory team, primary
responsibilities will include quantifying the relationships between
agricultural, ecological, and socioeconomic sustainability indicators
inU.S.agricultural systems using geospatial datasets and statistical
modeling approaches, developing proposals for external funding, and writing
manuscripts for publication.

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

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

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

More information on the Department of Crop Sciences is available at

*Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a
disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds,
experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and


Christine Sierra O'Connell, PhD Candidate
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
Institute on the Environment (IonE)
University of Minnesota

Research site: christinesoconnell.com
My field blog: http://envelopescience.wordpress.com/
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