Title: Postdoctoral Associate or Research Associate
Institution: Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Center for Industrial Ecology
Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Deadline: March 6, 2016
The Postdoctoral associate is to conduct analysis of global production networks to understand the pattern of the generation of greenhouse gas emissions, including the role of regional differences in technology and resource endowments, and to develop an understanding of the effects of the rapid emergence of China as manufacturing powerhouse and investigate the potential further emergence of the economies of India and Africa on greenhouse gas emissions from industry. The project will utilize newly constructed time series of multiregional input-output (MRIO) tables, as well as data on international trade, production and infrastructure.
The project is directed by Professor Edgar Hertwich at the Yale Center for Industrial Ecology. It involves collaboration with scientists both internationally and at different parts of Yale University.
Prior to applying, candidates should explore websites for Yale F&ES (http://environment.yale.edu) and the Center for Industrial Ecology (http://cie.research.yale.edu). Required materials should be submitted to email@example.com and include: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of research, 4) writing sample (one publication), 5) names and contact information of 3 references.
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
June 1, 2016 (Flexible)The project is directed by Professor Edgar Hertwich at the Yale Center for Industrial Ecology. It involves collaboration with scientists both internationally and at different parts of Yale University.
PostDoc applicants must hold a Ph.D. in industrial ecology, physics, engineering or applied economics and have strong modelling and programming skills. Applicants to the Research Associate position should have at least three years of research experience beyond the PhD. Programming skills in high level languages (e.g., Matlab, Python, R, GAMS, Java, C++) and familiarity with databases are an asset. Candidates for the research associate position should demonstrate experience in research management and fund raising and a track record of productive, high-impact research. The selected candidate must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue working legally for the proposed term of the appointment.
Review of applications will begin in February 2015 and continue until the positions are filled. To receive full consideration, please submit your application no later than March 6, 2016.
This is a full-time, one to two year, non-tenure-track appointment with possibility of extension. Annual salary is competitive and depends upon education and experience. The position includes medical and dental benefits and paid time off. Funds for some conference travel and research expenses will also be provided.
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.