Duke University, Marine Lab

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Position ID:Duke University-Marine Lab-SHINDELLPOSTDOC [#24628, 3820]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Environmental Studies
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/03/30, listed until 2023/09/30)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Researcher or Associate in Research– Energy-Economy System Modeling Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking Postdoctoral Researcher or an Associate in Research with experience in quantitative modeling of the energy-economy-land system. The position will be supervised by Dr. Drew Shindell (https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/shindell). The researcher will advance efforts to compare a broad spectrum of environmental and economic impacts of different options for providing services within the power and transportation sectors. Analyses will cover, for example, comparison between renewables+storage and fossil fuels and EVs versus ICEs (internal combustion engines) in the US, and the project will include both technical and behavioral options as well as regulatory or financial policies that can affect policy choices.

The candidate must have at least a Masters degree in a related field, be fluent in computer programming, preferably python, and will ideally have experience in working with an integrated assessment model, preferable the open-source DoE Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM). The candidate should be capable of working both independently and collaboratively and have a good command of English. Potential collaboration with US EPA researchers in nearby Research Triangle Park.

Time Frame Initial appointment will be for 1 year, with possibility to extend to 2 or 3 years. Position is available starting June 1st, with priority consideration for applications submitted by May 1st. Application Process

To apply, submit a single pdf that includes: (1) cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position; (2) a detailed curriculum vitae; (3) up to three scholarly works; (4) names and contact information for three references. Apply to Academic Jobs Online .

Selected candidate will need to meet all hiring requirements, including a background check, prior to start date. Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the USA.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
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Division of Marine Science and Conservation
135 Duke Marine Lab Road
Beaufort, NC 28516