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The Lewis B. Cullman Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University

The Cullman Postdoctoral Associate is a joint position between the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the New York Botanical Garden. The objective is to support early career natural and social science researchers to use an interdisciplinary approach to solving problems in the following or related areas of study: Agroforestry and Forest Management, Ecosystem Analysis, Economic Botany, Economic Evaluation of Tropical Resources, Ethnobotany, Plant Biodiversity and Conservation, Social and Policy Processes Affecting the Management of Plant Resources, Tropical Field Studies, and Tropical Silviculture.

The Postdoctoral Associate must work closely with faculty from both institutions and is expected to spend a minimum of 30% of their position at each institution.  

Interested parties should contact faculty (F&ES) and research scientists (NYBG) in both institutions to develop a 2-year research program and obtain their nomination.
 

Eligibility

 
  • Individuals who have been awarded a PhD degree within the past ten years, or who are soon to be awarded.
  • Yale PhD graduates and individuals already in residence at Yale are eligible.

Yale University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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Postdoctoral Scholar Opening in Behavioral Economics and Solar Energy at Yale University
 
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral scholar position focused on applying behavioral economics to the adoption of solar energy. The post-doctoral scholar will work with Professor Kenneth Gillingham, professors at Duke University, and a team the Yale Center for Business & the Environment to help support a project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to perform a series of randomized controlled trials to better understand the adoption of solar energy and the value of targeting the location of solar energy. The ideal candidate has a Ph.D. in economics or a related field, with a focus in environmental or behavioral economics. The position provides some support for independent research, such as publishing dissertation chapters. The post-doctoral scholar will be based at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and will be encouraged to participate in the broader Yale intellectual community.
 
This posting is for a one-year appointment with the expectation of renewal for a second year upon satisfactory performance. The starting date can be as soon as spring 2017 and is expected to be no later than fall 2017. Application review is rolling and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials must be in PDF format and include a cover letter, CV, transcript, and three letters of reference. Please have all applications materials and three letters of reference e-mailed directly to helle.gronli@yale.edu.
 
Yale is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
 
Background information on solar energy research at Yale to date: http://cbey.yale.edu/programs-research/solar-energy-evolution-and-diffusion-studies-seeds

Postdoctoral Scholar Opening in Energy-Economic Modeling at Yale University

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral scholar position focused on energy-economic modeling using Yale’s version of the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS). NEMS is the premier energy model used by the U.S. Department of Energy for their Annual Energy Outlook. The post-doctoral scholar will work with Professor Kenneth Gillingham to help support a project funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to model the effects of different energy policies and their subsequent impact on local air pollution. The ideal candidate has a Ph.D. in economics or a related field and is interested in continuing a research agenda in energy economics and modeling. The position provides some support for independent research, such as publishing dissertation chapters. The post-doctoral scholar will be based at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and will be encouraged to participate in the broader Yale intellectual community.

This posting is for a one-year appointment with the expectation of renewal for a second year upon satisfactory performance. The starting date can be as soon as spring 2017 and is expected to be no later than fall 2017. Application review is rolling and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials must be in PDF format and include a cover letter, CV, transcript, and three letters of reference. Please have all application materials and three letters of reference e-mailed directly to kenneth.gillingham@yale.edu.

Yale is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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