[ES_JOBS_NET] Exciting new Postdoc Opportunities at SESYNC
emilyscassidy at gmail.com
Tue May 9 11:24:59 MDT 2017
*New Postdoc Opportunities at SESYNC*
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites
applications for three exciting new Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunities
scheduled to start in August 2017. Applicants should submit their CV and a
detailed cover letter by May 18. A follow-up proposal will be requested of
qualifying applicants at the end of May.
· *SESYNC Postdoctoral Fellowship - Supply Chain Commitments*
Applicants will propose ideas for a data synthesis or modeling project to
assess effectiveness of zero-deforestation commitments in in South America.
More information can be found at sesync.us/supplychain.
· *SESYNC-Microsoft Postdoctoral Fellowship - Big Data and
Applicants are expected to use one or more assets developed by Microsoft
which include a high-resolution land-cover dataset of the Chesapeake Bay
and Puget Sound Watersheds, and a variety of data collected on the
presence, genetics, and environmental conditions for mosquitos and their
hosts. More information is posted online at sesync.us/bigdata.
· *SESYNC-RTI Postdoctoral Fellowship - Modeling the Impacts of
Climate Variability on the Nutritional Value of Crops and Potential Effects
on Human Health and Well-being*
Applicants will propose a project that characterizes and models the complex
dynamics between climate variability, nutrition, and human health. Dr.
Robert Beach of the Research Triangle Institute will be their primary
Collaborating Mentor. More information is online at sesync.us/crops.
Emily S. Cassidy
Science Communications Coordinator
National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
University of Maryland
Email: ecassidy at sesync.org
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