ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development

ERI Fellow, Assistant Research Scholar, Green Economic Development
OAA#: 21709-16

The Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) at Indiana University (IU) invites applications for a Fellow position in green economic development to begin in Fall 2018; the appointment is renewable for up to four years. Applicants with interests in social-ecological systems theory, economic modeling of green infrastructure, social entrepreneurship, and community resilience are especially encouraged to apply. Potential for using IU’s state-of-the-art computational resources will be considered an asset. Fellows will enjoy a generous research allowance, a rich collaborative environment, and eligibility to serve as PI on external grants.

The position is part of IU’s Prepared for Environmental Change Grand Challenge initiative
( With a primary appointment in the ERI, the successful candidate will join a cohort of twelve Fellows of the ERI and a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities who are engaged in this collaborative program of research and communication about environmental change. Formal affiliation with relevant department(s) and school(s) will be arranged on a case-by-case basis. Excellent fellow candidates will have experience with and openness toward multi-and trans-disciplinary collaborative research.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. prior to employment along with demonstrated relevant research or practice experience in economic modeling and/or institutional economics; applicants with prior post-doctoral training will be favored in the review process. Fellows will be expected to develop independent research programs that interface with ERI’s multidisciplinary initiative. Appointment will be for two years initially, with opportunity for renewal for an additional two years. While the position is not permanent, Fellows are encouraged to extend the appointment period through external funding.

Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2017 to ensure full consideration, but will
continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at

Questions about the position should be directed to: Heather Reynolds, Search Committee Chair (

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.


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