Applications are now open for the Columbia University Earth Institute Research Program 2020. The Research program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific. Also, social issues in global sustainable development. Earth Institute Postdoctoral Researchers will join multidisciplinary teams of outstanding, committed scientists from across the Earth Institute and Columbia University.
The program provides innovative postdoctoral scholars with the opportunity to build a foundation. Further, 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.
The program offers a unique intellectual surrounding that fosters cross-disciplinary interaction, research, and education. EI Postdocs are appoint for twenty-four months and appointments typically begin September 1. However, depending on individual circumstances, as well as the needs of a postdoc’s host research unit, appointments may begin as early as July 1.
Candidates must have received their doctoral degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.) within five years prior to the start of the appointment;