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Earth Institute, Columbia University

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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451213
Date Posted: 09/17/2014
Date Inactive: 10/31/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Agricultural Economics
Food Security
Development Economics
Sustainable Development
Climate Change
Health Economics
Natural Hazards
Salary Range: $48,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Earth Institute seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D. or Sc.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 deadline to submit an application is October 31, 2014 for fellowships starting in the fall of 2015. Fellowships are 24-month appointments.

For more information about the program or to apply for a Fellowship, please visit or email

The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded within 5 years before the start of the fellowship. “Stop-the-clock” exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 10/31/2014