Drs. Emma Rosi-Marshall and Peter Groffman at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY are recruiting a Postdoctoral Associate to work with an exciting new, multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research project – the Urban Resilience Sustainability Research (UREX) Network – focused on generating the knowledge and promoting actions that will ensure resilience of cities in the face of extreme events. The cities in this network include Baltimore MD, Hermosillo (Sonora, Mexico), Miami FL, New York NY, Phoenix AZ, Portland OR, San Juan PR, Syracuse NY, and Valdivia (Chile).

The Postdoctoral Associate will participate in data analysis and synthesis to investigate how extreme events influence the future sustainability of urban ecosystems with a focus on Baltimore where Rosi-Marshall and Groffman participate in the National Science Foundation urban Long Term Ecological Research project the Baltimore Ecosystem Study. Preferred candidates will have expertise in large data analysis and synthesis, geographic information systems, or modeling.

The Postdoctoral Associate will be part of the UREX network and have opportunities to participate in working groups, scenario workshops, and design studios. They will be a full participant in annual UREX All-Hands meetings, receive training in science communication and leadership, and the development of research projects. The goal of this training program is to provide an environment and programs in which diverse people (in terms of career stage, sector, ethnicity, culture, and discipline) may collaboratively learn about the impacts of extreme events on urban areas and how to promote the resilience of urban SETS infrastructure.

Start date: March 2, 2016 (flexible).

This position will be open until January 2, 2016 or until filled.

To Apply: Visit www.caryinstitute/who we are/jobs and complete our online job application. Please attach one document which includes a cover letter, resume and the names and full contact information (including e-mail address) for three professional references. Include job code 15028-I in your correspondence.
The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and AffirmativeAction (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Peter M. Groffman
Professor CUNY Advanced Science Research Center and
Brooklyn College Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
85 St. Nicholas Terrace, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10031
Email: [email protected]
Phone (office) 212-413-3143
Phone (cell): 845-797-4832
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