For those of you who are done with PhDs or almost done. 🙂
From: Environmental Communication Network List [mailto:ECN@listserv.syr.edu
] On Behalf Of Gesa Luedecke
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2011 8:37 AM
Subject: Re: [ECN] Sustainability Solutions Initiative Post-doctoral Research Fellowships
my apologies for spamming your account! My mail was meant to be addressed to Laura Lindenfeld.
On Fri, 1 Jul 2011 09:26:27 -0400
Laura Lindenfeld wrote:
> Please circulate (see attached PDF):
> > The University of Maine is conducting a search for >Sustainability Science Postdoctoral Fellows. The >successful candidates
> will join Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative >(SSI) funded in part by a 5-year, $20 million NSF EPSCoR >grant.
> SSI includes a team of 50+ faculty and 25 doctoral >students from a range of disciplines and multiple >academic institutions
> statewide. SSI’s innovative research program integrates >coupled natural and human systems modeling, stakeholder
> engagement, and solutions-oriented research activities. >Organized under a theme of landscape change, SSI
> supports multiple research projects focused on >urbanization, forest ecosystem management, and >climate/energy challenges.
> Collectively, these projects speak to various >sustainability science challenges and present a unique >opportunity
> to advance the field of sustainability science. A major >thrust of SSI is to produce a new generation of >scientists
> who are equipped to work across disciplinary boundaries >and adept at collaborative, problem-solving work that >spans
> research and practice. SSI is recruiting a cohort of >Postdoctoral Fellows with tentative start dates ranging >from Oct.
> 2011 to April 2012. These initial appointments will be >for a one-year duration with an opportunity for renewal.
> Responsibilities:We seek postdoctoral fellows who can >align themselves with one or more ongoing research teams
> and are willing to assume broad research >responsibilities. The postdoctoral fellows will be >expected to participate in
> ongoing team projects and SSI-wide research activities; >core research responsibilities will include planning and >completion
> of research tasks, preparation of manuscripts for >publication in collaboration with SSI researchers, and >presentation
> of research findings at public and professional >meetings. Fellows will also have the opportunity to >contribute to
> the development and implementation of SSI curricula and >mentoring programs for graduate and undergraduate >students.
> Qualifications: A Ph.D. with specialization in >biological or earth sciences, communication, engineering, >mathematics,
> natural resource management, public policy, social >sciences or a closely related technical or scientific >discipline is required
> by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to >candidates with experience working on interdisciplinary
> research teams.
> > Applications: Candidates must demonstrate the capacity >to support their research programs, produce high-quality
> scholarship and publications, and advance the SSI >research program. Applications must include all of the >following
> materials for consideration: (1) a written statement >(2-3 pages) that summarizes both the candidate’s research >goals
> and interests in sustainability science and the >candidate’s capacity and plan for completing the >Fellowship responsibilities;
> (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate >transcripts; (4) a sample of research (e.g., >peer-reviewed
> publications); and (5) names and contact information of >four professional references. Please send materials in >PDF
> form to email@example.com
or in hard copy form >to Carol Hamel, Senator George J. Mitchell Center, 5710
> Norman Smith Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. >Review of applications will begin August 31, 2011.
>For more details on SSI, visit the project website at: >http://www.umaine.edu/sustainabilitysolutions/
> The University of Maine is an equal >opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to >maintaining an intellectually
> and culturally diverse faculty and staff.
> > Sustainability Solutions Initiative Postdoctoral Fellows >Program
> Supported by National Science Foundation award >EPS-0904155 to Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine.
> Senator George J. Mitchell Center . 5710 Norman Smith >Hall . Orono, ME 04401 . 207/581-3244 . firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Laura Lindenfeld Sher
> Associate Professor
> Department of Communication and Journalism and
> The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
> 432 Dunn Hall
> University of Maine
> Orono, ME 04469
> > > ——————–
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