JOE - September 2012

Earth Institute, Columbia University
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sustainable Development
Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: New York City, NY, USA
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
K -- Law and Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
N5 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries
N7 -- Transport, Trade, Energy, Technology, and Other Services
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Economics
Keywords: Earth Institute, Columbia, sustainable development, environment, health, energy, food, climate change, disease, degredation
Deadline Information: 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Deadline Date: 11/15/2012
Salary Range: $48,000

JOE ID Number: 201209_397374

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Earth Institute seeks applications from innovative postdoctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D. and J.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development.

The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides scholars with the opportunity to acquire the cross-disciplinary expertise and breadth needed to address critical issues in the field of sustainable development such as food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease and environmental degradation. Candidates who have developed cross-disciplinary approaches during their graduate studies will find numerous, unique opportunities to engage in research programs at the leading edge of sustainable development.

The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded before the start of the fellowship. Fellowships are ordinarily granted for a period of 24 months.
Application Instructions:

Candidates must complete the online application and submit a proposal for research that would contribute to global sustainable development. Candidates may suggest participating in, contributing to, or extending existing Earth Institute projects, or develop new projects that connect Earth Institute expertise. To apply to the 2013 cohort, please visit For more information, email Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Online Application URL:

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Flora Moir
senior program manager
2910 Broadway
New York , New York USA 10025

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