RSMAS - Post Doctoral Associate

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-10-31
Req: R100035591
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The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate to work in the climate-preparedness research group. The Post-Doctoral Associate will work on a project evaluating climate risks and adaptation and supporting societal responses. The successful candidate will develop and apply innovative approaches to integrating evidence and informing effective and equitable responses to the risks. Ongoing areas of research include climate migration and retreat, equitable adaptation in built environments, climate and security, and actionable knowledge and assessment. The person who fills this position can be an expert in any topic related to climate change risks and adaptation.

A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required. The candidate needs to have strong capabilities in relevant research methods, which could include decision and policy analysis, qualitative inquiry through ethnography or surveys, climate impact modeling, spatial science (e.g., remote sensing, GIS), or statistical computing and data science techniques.

Please submit a cover letter, a one-page statement of research experiences and interests, and a curriculum vitae.

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Posted: 10/12/2019
Application Due: 12/11/2019
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