Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Environmental Sciences

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-30-2016

Posting Summary:
The Department of Environmental Sciences in collaboration with the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia seeks a research associate to work in the field of water security, water-food nexus, economics of water, and environmental impacts of human appropriation of freshwater resources, with a focus on the competing uses of freshwater resources by ecosystems and society.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, Economics, Political Science, Environmental Engineering, Earth Science, Architecture or related fields by appointment start date.

A demonstrated record of research in areas relevant to this position is preferred.

Review of completed applications will begin April 11, 2016; however, the position will remain open until filled. This position is for one year with the possibility for renewal for one additional year contingent upon satisfactory performance and the continued availability of research funds.

To apply, complete a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa ( and electronically attach the following: a cover letter describing research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) references; search on posting number 0618435.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Paolo D'Odorico

or Peter Debaere

Questions regarding the on-line application process should be directed to:
Rachel Brown Short

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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