Position = Announcement: Cornell = University seeks candidates for a position of Post Doctoral Associate (Social Scientist) to work with the Department of Natural Resources and the Cornell Institute for Climate Change and=20= Agriculture on a suite of projects related to assessments and surveys=20 of agricultural and = community risks, and development of participatory processes to engage stakeholders in climate change adaptation and mitigation = options in the Northeast.

 

This position includes a 12-month=20= initial appointment with possible extension, depending on performance=20 and additional funding availability. The successful candidate will have = a primary appointment in the Department of Natural Resources, Human Dimensions Research Unit (http://www2.dnr.cornell.edu/hdru/index-2.html), in collaboration with the Cornell Institute for Climate Change and = Agriculture (http://climateinstitute.cals.cornell.edu/). Applicants are encouraged to visit these sites to learn more about=20 Cornell=92s interdisciplinary social science research and outreach on=20 climate change issues.

 

Review of applications will begin = on October 15, 2014 and will continue until the appointment is made. Please = submit a single pdf file containing a cover letter outlining qualifications and experience for the position, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details for three = references to [log in to unmask] (Diana Bryant, 214 Fernow Hall, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell=20 University, Ithaca, NY 14853). A Ph.D. in a social science discipline (sociology/rural sociology,=20 political science, economics, social psychology, geography,=20 communications, human dimensions of natural resources) and a strong=20 understanding of agricultural and natural resource systems, as well as broad social science methodological competence and excellent=20 communication stills, are required.  Candidates should use these=20 documents to demonstrate an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and outreach on climate change issues at the agricultural and community level.

 

Potential candidates seeking = additional information, or those wishing to submit nominations, may = contact Dr. Shorna = Allred ([log in to unmask]) or Dr. Allison Chatrchyan ([log in to unmask]). Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse=20 workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic=20 minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. =


Daniel Tobin
Postdoctoral = Research Scholar
Office for Research and Graduate Education
Ph.D., Agricultural and Extension = Education and International Agriculture
and Development
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