School of Science and Engineering: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University seeks a post-doctoral research associate for a newly funded, NSF-funded Convergence Research project. Centered in the Yoro region of Honduras, this exciting and interdisciplinary project brings together conservation biologists, ecologists, agronomists, farmers, indigenous peoples, economists, social scientists, land managers, and engineers to co-design, assess, and implement a system for sustainable coffee production. The post-doc will work with the team on the initial phase of this NSF project which focuses on sustainability at the coffee-farm scale. The primary research project of the postdoc will be to develop an ecological–economic modeling of a farm ecosystem and there is a lot of scope for innovation and for the postdoc to add their own ideas and take on additional research projects. After a period of familiarization, the postdoc will assume a leadership and coordination role.
The start date is 1 January 2022 or as soon as possible after that. You must have a PhD in hand by the start date. The position is for two years (contingent upon annual review at year 1) with some possibility of further extension. The starting annual salary is $50,000 plus benefits and based at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with travel to Honduras and collaborating institutions in the US. For more details and to apply, please follow this link.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Caz Taylor ([email protected])