Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment

Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment

Regular, Full-time, Pay Grade 00

The Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment invites applications for one full-time Postdoctoral Research position to collaborate with our team to examine sustainability under climate changes. Candidates should have primary interest and background in data science, global change modeling, optimization, simulation, climate science or related discipline. The post doc will work within a dynamic research team, will be exposed to interdisciplinary research topics and will be expected to present yearly in national and international conferences. 

The position is available to start by August 1, 2021. The Postdoctoral researcher will report to Dr. Mingzhou Jin. This is a twelve-month appointment, renewable annually for up to two years based on performance and funds availability. The compensation package includes a competitive salary, health benefits, career mentoring, and any required travel.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A PhD in data science, industrial engineering, management science, climate science or related discipline
  • Publication record
  • Programming experience is preferable 
Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively are also required. Based on these qualifications, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Have a high level of motivation, enthusiasm to learn, and the ability to work in a team.
  • Have experience in numerical modeling
  • Publish in peer-reviewed journals on an annual basis
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filed. Interested individuals should submit their most recent curriculum vitae and a brief research statement, along with complete contact information for 3 professional references.  All applicants must apply online to be considered for this position.

Job: Research Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Inst Sec & Sust Envr
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 8, 2021, 1:18:34 PM

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