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Postdoctoral Research Fellow at School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS), University of Michigan

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow at School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS), University of Michigan

Join a team of researchers working with land and livelihoods systems research. The projects are focusing on systematic analyses of the impacts of changes in land tenure, and different types of project implementation efforts in relation to forests and agriculture.

The new School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is announcing two new open positions for post-doctoral research, beginning summer or fall 2017.

The selected candidates will join a team of researchers working on several multi-year projects that focus on systematic analyses of the impacts of changes in land tenure and of different types of project implementation efforts in relation to forests and agriculture.

The successful candidates will have expertise and interests in one or more of the following areas: impact evaluation, statistical causal inference, statistical analysis of quantitative survey data, use of matching and other causal identification techniques, and integration of remote sensing, census, and social survey datasets. A PhD in Geography, Environmental Science or Studies, Economics, another Social Science, Forestry or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Experience working internationally and/or in one of the listed countries is strongly desired.

Applications are due March 31, 2017, but applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis from March 1, 2017.

Read more here.

 

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