At least two new post-doctoral positions are to open up, starting August 2012, at Northeastern University to expand capabilities in analysis and modeling of urban sustainability challenges. Specific topics for research may include, but will not be limited to urban resilience; urban adaptation to global change; urban material and energy use; and urban climate, public health and environmental justice.
Qualified applicants must have completed by August 2012 a PhD in geography, urban studies, civil and environmental engineering, ecological economics, industrial ecology or a related field, and possess strong analytical skills and relevant modeling experiences (e.g. dynamic modeling, econometrics, GIS) as demonstrated by prior coursework, dissertation, and publication record. Solid understanding of one or more of the following is highly desirable: complex system dynamics; climate change economics and policy; regional science; and urban systems analysis.
For more information and to apply, see the following link: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/19695