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Earth Institute
Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program in Sustainable Development

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463038
Date Posted: 09/04/2019
Date Inactive: 10/30/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research 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
sustainable development
Salary Range: 67,530
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, NY, seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D., or Sc.D. recipients (within 5 years of degree receipt) interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development.

The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research 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 30, 2019 for 24-month appointments starting in the fall of 2020.

For more information about the program or to apply, 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 appointment. Gaps in employment or studies 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
Application deadline: 10/30/2019