Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment
Internal Number: 200738430
Postdoctoral Research Associate: Impacts and Human Responses to Climate Change The Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment at Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior researcher to conduct research on the impacts of climate change and resulting human responses. Successful applicants should be skilled in one of two areas of research: 1) physical modeling of extreme events (particularly heat waves and tropical cyclones) in the context of applications to impacts on individuals and social systems, or 2) econometric or other quantitative methods and modeling approaches applied to assessment of human migration and other sensitivities and responses to climate change. This research effort aims to combine diverse methods and lines of evidence to assess the probability of climate change impacts and outcomes, especially with respect to compound or multi-risk events. The position reports to Professor Michael Oppenheimer and will collaborate with other researchers in Princeton's Department of Geosciences and High Meadows Environmental Institute. The appointment will be through the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. The appointment is for one year, and may be renewed pending satisfactory performance and continued funding.
A PhD is required in a related field. Salary and full employee benefits are offered in accordance with University guidelines. Applicants must submit a CV, contact information for three references, and a cover letter describing their areas of expertise and interest. References may be contacted for the candidates who make the shortlist for this position. The submission must be online via.: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/27784
The review process will commence immediately and continue until positions are filled. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. We at the School of Public and International Affairs believe that it is vital to cultivate an environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion - fundamental to the success of our education and research mission. This commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment and hiring as we actively seek colleagues of exceptional ability who represent a broad range of viewpoints, experiences and value systems, and who share Princeton University's dedication to excellence.
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