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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Climate Change Adaptation Research at the North Central Climate Science Center (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2012 08:20:14 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Postdoctoral Fellowship in regional climate change adaptation and
resource management decision making research for individuals with a
recent Ph.D. who is pursuing interdisciplinary research in climate
change in the North Central Region

Study Subject: Climate Change Adaptation Research
Employer: Colorado State University and the North Central University
Consortium

Level: Postdoctoral

Position Description: We seek an individual with a recent Ph.D. received
since 2007 and who has experience in working in an interdisciplinary
team environment dealing with social-ecological systems. Candidates
whose research spans the physical sciences, natural resources, social
sciences and application to decision making of natural or/and cultural
resource management issues related to aspects of climate change are
preferred. Research experience with natural resource issues in the
western US, climate change science, and social sciences is required.
Experiences in collaborating with resource managers or decision makers
or efforts in climate change assessments are desired. In addition,
demonstrated experience with Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
framing on vulnerability assessments and adaptation strategies; US
National Climate Assessment efforts; concepts dealing with managing for
resilience; and experience with rural communities, including tribal
communities are desired. Skills in communication and publication of
reports and research publications are also valued. The position will
require coordination of research efforts for the NC CSC adaptation
efforts in the region in support of adaptive management practices in the
region.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to (1) fundamental
understanding of climate change projections and downscaling techniques;
(2) the impact and vulnerability assessment of climate change on
social-ecological systems, wildlife and conservation practices; (3)
decision making under uncertainty, adaptive management decision making,
natural resource management; (4) climate impacts on land, water, energy
resources; and (5) analysis of economic, sociological, ecological
implications of climate change. Special consideration will be given to
candidates who will collaborate with faculty from NC-CSC Partner
institutions. Information on our NC-CSC Partners can be found at
<www.doi.gov/csc/northcentral>. Applicants are encouraged to contact
faculty whom they are interested in working with.

The position will be filled based on qualifications with a salary in the
range of $48,000 to $60,000 annually with benefits for one year with the
possibility for renewal of a second year.
To apply and view a complete position description, please visit:
<http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/>. Applications will be considered
until the position is filled; however, applicants should submit by 5:00
pm MST, on September 3, 2012, for full consideration. Availability for
an in person interview is required.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.

Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final
candidates.




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