Computational Modeling of Social Ecological Systems and Coupled Natural and Human Systems Postdocs (2)

Vermont EPSCoR/University of Vermont

Burlington, VT, US

Two multi-year post-doctoral scientist positions are available at the University of Vermont as part of a research study on Resilience to Extreme Events in Social Ecological Systems of the Lake Champlain Basin.  We seek scientists and scholars interested in pursuing cutting edge research in the areas of computational modeling of social ecological systems and coupled natural and human systems. Candidates should enjoy being part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers (i.e., faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and stake holders) working toward identifying strategies that improve water quality resilience within the Basin.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in environmental sciences, policy or engineering, computer science, quantitative social sciences or related field with research interests in Scientific Computing, Social Ecological Systems, Machine Learning, Cognitive Sciences, or Management/Policy Sciences, applied to inter-disciplinary research that employs social and natural science and engineering.

A major goal of Vermont EPSCoR is workforce development, which means that the graduate students and postdocs will be intensively mentored for success. Individuals selected will be expected to interact substantially across the project. Anticipated start date January 15, 2017. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Questions can be directed to Donna Rizzo ([email protected]).

To apply:  please send CV, names and contact information for three references, and a cover letter outlining research interests, expertise and availability to [email protected] and reference Position ID PDA#034.