2 Postdoctoral Positions | University of the District of Columbia | Deadline: Open Until Filled

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to design, implement, and coordinate research initiatives to establish the Climate CORE (Community Outreach, Research and Education) program at UDC. Specifically, the Postdoctoral Scholar will help recruit and mentor graduate and undergraduate researchers, ascertain best practices for recruiting BIPOC students into STEM fields, and identify priorities of BIPOC communities for mitigating/adapting to climate change and how their priorities overlap with federal priorities. Initial work will largely be completed through literature reviews, surveys and focus groups with community stakeholders, and desktop analyses and reporting of data. Salary is pending approval from Human Resources, but is anticipated to be between $63,000-$73,000. More information can be found here: https://udc.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2hbyxhnnqm1?pge=2.
 
We also seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to design, implement, and coordinate research initiatives that advance our knowledge about consumer preferences for varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa (edible hibiscus; roselle; sorrel). Specifically, the Postdoctoral Scholar will help grow hibiscus at UDC’s Agricultural Experiment Station (Beltsville, MD), generate products to be evaluated in sensory panels, collect feedback from sensory panels with trained in-house sensory judges and untrained consumer panel members at the USDA-ARS, analyze data, contribute to reporting and presentations, and perform other related duties as assigned. Salary is pending approval from Human Resources, but is anticipated to be between $63,000-$73,000. More information can be found here: https://udc.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2hbyxhbrar8?pge=2.