Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Associate position in climate governance and justice at the University of Arizona (application extended)

July 19, 2016

Applications will be reviewed starting August 1, 2016.  The posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Position Summary

Seeking a full time researcher starting as soon as possible, but no
later than December 2016, to support the research activities and
projects of Professor Diana Liverman in the Institute of the
Environment at the University of Arizona. These include projects on
climate justice, the human dimensions of climate services, and the
impacts of drought and climate change in the Southwest and Mexico.
Candidate should have excellent writing and organizational skills, be
able to work independently on assigned projects, and have a record of
publishing and meeting deadlines. Candidate should be broadly trained
in environmental social science, preferably with a PhD or equivalent
research experience, and familiar with research in climate governance,
political ecology, and climate impacts. The position is currently funded for up to 12 months.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life
insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition
reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA
recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties & Responsibilities

€ Provide day to day research support to projects.
€ Collect and analyze data and write reports and papers.
€ Organize meetings and host visitors.
€ There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
€ Excellent written and oral communication skills.
€ Outstanding organizational abilities.
€ Ability to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications
€ PhD in environmental social science (e.g. Geography, Anthropology,
Public Policy).

Preferred Qualifications
€ Record of published reports and articles.
€ Strong background in climate governance, political ecology or human
dimensions of environmental change, climate impact studies.
€ Fluency in Spanish.

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Job Category   Postdoctoral Research

Benefits Eligible             Yes – Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay       $35,000 – $50,000 Annually, DOE

Open Date       07/14/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled            Yes

Review Begins On         08/01/16