Postdoctoral Research Associate/Program in Science, Technology

Princeton, NJ
Mar 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Woodrow Wilson School - 26000

Position Summary
The Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, (STEP) at Princeton University invites applicants to apply for a position at the postdoctoral level and above focusing upon the impacts and human responses to climate change. Successful applicants should be skilled at econometric and other quantitative methods applied to assessment of human migration and other sensitivities and responses to climate change. In addition, this research effort will explore combining diverse methods and lines of evidence to assess the probability of climate change impacts and outcomes including responses to sea level rise, extreme heat, and changes in agricultural productivity. The position reports to Professor Michael Oppenheimer.


The research position is open to all regardless of citizenship, and does not support work towards the completion of a degree. Salary and full employee benefits are offered in accordance with University guidelines. This is a one year appointment with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online and submit a CV, contact information for three references and a cover letter describing their areas of expertise and interest.

The review process will commence immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Essential Qualifications
Ph.D. is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title

Job Function
Regular Professional Research
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Proposed Start Date

End Date, if a Term Appointment

Comments related to end date:
This is a one year appointment with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW


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