Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, USA

Earth Institute Columbia University is currently offering a number of Post-doctoral Research Fellowships. Those awards are purposed to support scholars doing research in the relevant field, such as  food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation, at the university. Both U.S and foreign scholars are welcome to apply. The winning candidates will receive benefit of an annual salary of $61,800 and a research stipend of $12,000. To apply, the application packet must be received no later than 9 November 2017.

Fellowship Description
The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellows, often referred to as the EI Fellows, will join multidisciplinary teams of outstanding, committed scientists from across the Earth Institute and Columbia University.

Award Value
Each of the successful applicants will receive an annual salary of $61,800 and a research stipend of $12,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-doctoral research in one of the core disciplines represented within the Earth Institute ( i.e. social, earth, biological, engineering, and health sciences), while at the same time acquiring the breadth of cross-disciplinary expertise needed to address critical issues related to sustainable development. Specific areas of research include food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, disease, and environmental degradation.

Place of Study
The research will be taken in the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
Eligible candidates should have received their doctoral degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.) within five years prior to the start of the appointment. All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded before the start of the fellowship. The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
The application should be made online. Candidates are required to submit a proposal for research that would contribute to the goal of global sustainable development.

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Submission Deadline
9 November 2017.

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