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Research Scientist 1 - Future Earth Secretariat at CSU

Individual is sought for position as a Research Scientist I as a Research Liaison as part of the Future Earth Secretariat. This position seeks an individual familiar with earth system research, coupled human-environment systems research, or global environmental research areas.

Study Subject:  Research enabling liaison
Employer: Future Earth Secretariat at Colorado State University

Position Description: We seek an individual who has experience in working in an interdisciplinary team environment dealing with earth system science, including, but not exclusively, social-ecological systems. Candidates with demonstrated research experience in an earth system science discipline or a social science discipline dealing with global environmental change topics is required. 

Required Qualifications: PhD in earth system science field and includes social science, physical science. Or biological sciences with an earth system or social-ecological approach.  Candidates should have research experience which includes some elements of physical sciences, social sciences, ecological sciences, development, public health, and/or engineering. 

Desired Qualifications: Interdisciplinary team experience; Assessment experience at local, national and international level; Earth system Science background as demonstrated through publications, proposals submitted and research experience; Interdisciplinary research areas, Team building, Co-design experience; Excellent written communication skills (Skills in communication and publication of reports and research publications are also valued).  Familiarity with decision making related to aspects of global environmental change. Demonstrated experience in collaborating with interdisciplinary teams and international research efforts and efforts in global environmental change assessments. In addition, knowledge of assessment activities related to Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); US National Climate Assessment (US NA) efforts; Millennium Development Goals or Sustainable Development Goals; or Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) are desired.

The position will be filled based on qualifications with a salary in the range of $40,000 to $55,000 per year with benefits for two years with the possibility for renewal and the availability of funding. To apply and view a full position description, send a PDF of your CV, statement of research interests, cover letter that addresses qualifications listed in job announcement, list of publications and three references to the following address: http://warnercnr.colostate.edu/home/about-wcnr/employment-opportunities.  References will not be contacted prior to notification of candidates. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applicants should submit by June 28th 2015, for full consideration.

Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. 

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.