The Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Project is now seeking a postdoctoral scholar who will undertake research projects to advance UGEC science objectives.

The postdoctoral fellow will work directly under the supervision of Arizona State University faculty member and UGEC Scientific Steering Committee Member (SSC) member, Professor Christopher Boone, and work closely with the UGEC Project SSC and the Executive Officer to fulfill the goals and objectives of the project. The postdoc’s primary responsibilities will be to undertake original and synthesis research on the topic of urbanization and global environmental change. Specific topics for research may include, but will not be limited to: urban land change; urban vulnerability and resilience; urban mitigation and adaptation to climate change; urban material and energy use; urban climate; urban ecosystem services; public health and environmental justice. Secondary responsibilities will include assistance to the Executive Officer in aspects of the International Project Office’s operation, thereby also obtaining broader training and administrative experience.

Initial close date is November 30, 2012. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Please see the full job description in PDF.  It may also be downloaded from the UGEC website.