13 Dec 2013

Freelance Postdoctoral Fellowship

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability – Posted by geojobsbizLos Angeles, California, United States

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Job Description

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Departments of Geography and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
General Description: A postdoctoral position is available for work on the synthesis and analysis of historical and paleo records of the impact of climate change on terrestrial, limnic and coastal ecosystems in the southwestern United States and Colorado Basin. The position is funded through the Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Science Center (DoI SWCSC). The Fellow will work at UCLA under the direction of Glen MacDonald and will be expected to participate in the activities and initiatives of the SWCSC including interacting with other SWCSC post-docs, DoI scientists and the wider stakeholder community.   The successful applicant will have training and a proven record in ecological/paleoecological analysis, geospatial data analysis and the use of GIS.  Familiarity with or capability to learn ecological modeling tools such as Maxent and data base tools such as MS Access would be an asset.

How to Apply


How to apply: Please provide as a single pdf (a) your CV that includes a list of 3 references and (b) a research statement that briefly describes your previous work, future research direction and your skills and interest in relationship to this specific position. Email the pdf  tomailto:karen@ioes.ucla.edu.  Review of applications will commence on December 15, 2013.

More information: Please visit IoES webpage (http://www.environment.ucla.edu/), the DoI SWCSC website (http://www.doi.gov/csc/southwest/index.cfm). Inquiries/questions regarding the position may be addressed to Prof. Glen MacDonald (mailto:macdonal@geog.ucla.edu). Please do not send application material to this address.

Job Categories: Academic / EDU. Job Types: Freelance.

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