Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Idaho College of Natural Resources Published: April 25, 2019
Location
Moscow, Idaho
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Analyst / Research / Farm / Organics /
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Description

~ Since 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. ~

The University of Idaho is where students come to succeed and learn to lead. At our main campus in Moscow, Idaho - and our centers throughout the state -students find many opportunities to share in our community and culture.

Our College of Natural Resources offers outstanding natural resource undergraduate and graduate programs. Students learn from internationally renowned leaders in the natural, physical and social sciences, and work to address needs and issues of the natural world.

Position Overview

The College of Natural Resources, Environmental Science Program at the University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, seeks two (2) full-time postdoctoral research associates to play critical roles in enhancing a research program related to the human dimensions of long-term agro-ecosystems assessment. One position will emphasize grazing land production systems and the other will emphasize crop production systems. Context of each position will link to a national network of sites within the Long-term Agro-ecological Research (LTAR ) Network. The initial appointments are for one year; annual renewals for up to two additional years are contingent on satisfactory performance and/or availability of funding.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Ph.D. degree in environmental social sciences, political ecology, human geography, regional economics, human dimensions of natural resources, rural sociology, or closely related field.
  • Research Experience: such as graduate training or other experience in research design, analysis, and reporting. Prior focus on agricultural and natural resources systems
  • Demonstrated written communication skills: ability to communicate proficiently with written formats to a variety of stakeholder groups and audiences relevant to agro-ecosystems and a diversity of cultural regions.
  • Computer program experience: basic MS Office suite, web-based interfaces, and other like computer-based programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated oral communication skills: Evidence of ability to communicate proficiently via oral formats to a variety of stakeholder groups and audiences relevant to agro-ecosystems and a diversity of cultural regions.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest to work both as individual researchers as well as among interdisciplinary teams.

Background Check: 

  • Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Compensation

  • Pay Range: $49,200 to $54,000 annually

Additional Information

  • Division/College: College of Natural Resources
  • Employee Category: Exempt
  • Full/Part Time: Full Time
  • Posting Number: SP002162P
  • Posting Date: 04/23/2019
  • Open Until Filled: Yes. First consideration date is 5/21/19.

~ University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. ~

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