Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Associate (both junior and senior)

Dear colleagues,

Multiple postdoctoral and research associate positions are available at Cornell University's PEESE group ( in the general areas of life cycle assessment (LCA), materials flow analysis (MFA), circular economy, and urban metabolism. Candidates with suitable backgrounds and publication records (at least five high-quality publications in relevant fields) are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send a detailed curriculum vitae to Prof. Fengqi You at ( Please include "LCA Postdoc Position" in the email subject. The postdoc salary will be at least USD 55,000/year, an additional 10% contribution of the salary provided by the program to the researcher's retirement account, and full Cornell-employee benefit plans ( 

Candidates with strong research backgrounds and expertise in environmental data science and/or AI for sustainability could be considered for Cornell's new Schmidt AI in Science Program. Cornell is one of the few universities worldwide selected to establish the Schmidt AI in Science Postdoc program ( We will recruit and train a cohort of up to 100 postdoctoral fellows over the next six years in a few cross-disciplinary areas, including "AI for sustainability sciences." The Schmidt Fellows will be supported by a salary of at least USD 72,000 per year, plus the 10% additional retirement contribution and full Cornell-employee benefit plans. 

Cornell was founded in 1865 and has a beautiful 750-acre campus that offers a unique combination of an Ivy League private school, including Engineering's top ten programs in the US, and a federal land-grant institution with the nationally top-ranked program in Agriculture and Life Sciences, among others. The university has a strong dedication to promoting interdisciplinary research and scholarship.

Thanks much and have a great day,

Fengqi You, Ph.D.
Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor, Cornell University
Co-Director, Schmidt AI in Science Program at Cornell 
Chair of Ph.D. Studies, Cornell Systems Engineering
Associate Director, Cornell Energy Systems Institute 
Associate Director, Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
Senior Faculty Fellow, Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability


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  • Application deadline: Mar 01, 2023
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