International Society for Industrial Ecology

PhD Position in Sustainability Science

26 Feb 2017 5:27 PM | Preeth Srinivasaraghavan (Administrator)

Title: PhD Student in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Science

Institution: NC State University

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

A highly-qualified PhD student is sought for a position in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Science within the College of Natural Resources at NC State University. The successful applicant will focus on applied questions that address sustainability across the natural and built environments, preference will be given to applications with STEM backgrounds (including social science) and interested in aspects of water resources. The successful applicant will work across natural and social sciences, collaborating with Dr. Yuan Yao (Forest Biomaterial), Dr. Kathryn Stevenson (Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management), and Dr. Katie Martin (Forestry and Environmental Resources). The position includes three years of tuition support, an annual stipend of $25,000, and benefits. The candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with the NC State Center for Geospatial Analytics and the USGS Southeast Climate Science Center, among others. Candidates should have an MS and experience in interdisciplinary research in natural resources. To apply, please send CV, GRE scores, transcripts (unofficial) and one statement that includes interest, career goals, and dissertation topic ideas to:

Dr. Katie Martin, katie_martin@ncsu.edu

Dr. Kathryn Stevenson, kathryn_stevenson@ncsu.edu

Dr. Yuan Yao, Yuan_Yao@ncsu.edu

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled. Members of historically underrepresented groups in STEM fields are strongly encouraged to apply. NC State is a top-tier research university located in Raleigh, NC which is the anchor of the Research Triangle region, consistently recognized for high quality of life.


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