Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Security and the Environment
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Security and the Environment
- Employer: Stanford University (Center on Food Security and the Environment)
- Location: United States
- Position Type: Post-Doc
- Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
- Job Description:
The Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) at Stanford University is pleased to announce a FSE distinguished post-doctoral fellow position starting in the summer or fall of 2018.
The FSE postdoctoral fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars with a demonstrated ability to do innovative and rigorous work related to global hunger, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation. Successful candidates are expected to lead projects of their own design, while also interacting with other faculty and students at FSE.
We encourage candidates from both the social and natural sciences to apply. Successful applications will clearly identify how the proposed work relates to FSE priority areas. We particularly encourage applications from candidates working on the topics of (i) water resources as it relates to agriculture and food security or (ii) machine learning applications in food security and development.
Proposals received by Dec. 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position is for one year, at a competitive annual salary and benefits package, with the possibility for an extension, at the discretion of FSE. The target start date for candidates applying by Dec. 1, 2017 is fall 2018, though the exact start date depends on multiple factors.
Apply at: http://fse.fsi.stanford.edu/fse-postdoctoral-fellowship
We address critical global issues of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation by generating vital knowledge and policy-relevant solutions. An interdisciplinary team of scholars accomplishes this mission through:
A focused research portfolio in seven key areas:
Data Science for Food Security
Aquaculture and fisheries
Tropical Oil Crops
Climate Impacts and Adaptation
Food, Nutrition, and Health
Crop and Livestock Systems
A robust teaching program
Direct science and policy advising