Title: Post-Doctoral Associate
Institution: The Sustainable Healthy Cities Network at the University of Minnesota Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy.
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
The Sustainable Healthy Cities Network is hiring a Post-Doctoral Associate to conduct research on urban energy modeling, the energy-health nexus, and/or the food-energy-water nexus
- Required PhD degree in energy-related field, with systems thinking and interdisciplinary skills. Strong publications record. Excellent communication, teamwork, and team leadership skills.
- Preferred: Experience in energy/modeling, energy-health nexus, and urban sustainability systems analysis
- Training in fields such as Engineering, Energy Resources, Environmental Science, Industrial Ecology, Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, and Engineering and Public Policy. Familiarity with energy futures models, integrated assessment models, spatial energy planning, air pollution and climate models, and input-output models.
About the Job
The post-doctoral associate conducts research in the areas of energy modeling and the energy-health nexus in the broader context of sustainable urban infrastructure systems, under the direction of Professor Anu Ramaswami. This research is for the Sustainability Research Network (SRN) funded by the National Science Foundations, which is focusing on infrastructure transformations for Sustainable Healthy Cities (www.sustainablehealthycities.org). The position works on interdisciplinary research teams analyzing technology futures, spatial infrastructure design, and social and policy influences on urban infrastructure. The position also participates in and leads the preparation of proposals, reports, presentations, and technical papers; co-teaches SRN courses to graduate students; and assists in liaison activities with policy partners.
The successful candidate will play an exciting and key role in the Sustainable Healthy Cities network. He or she will have unique opportunities to engage with joint research across both disciplines and institutions, and to contribute to policy-relevant work with partner cities and international agencies.
This is a two year position.
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