Multiple Research Positions at University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment

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Multiple Positions for Research Scholars at Univ. of MN

Do you believe in a future where people and the planet prosper together? Are you entrepreneurial and interested in building an impactful, collaborative research program in Sustainability? At the Institute on the Environment we are looking for someone to expand our work at the intersections of social, economic, and ecological sustainability challenges.

The Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota seeks research scholars in Natural Capital & Ecosystem Services, Sustainability, and Energy Transition to develop externally funded programs focused on advancing sustainable outcomes by increasing the use of knowledge in societal decision making processes. We are looking for candidates at any career stage who would excel leading and developing a research portfolio at IonE that is focused on moving the needle on important sustainability outcomes.

These positions are a cluster hire to enhance the capacity of the University of Minnesota, through the IonE, to pursue interdisciplinary and collaborative research that advances sustainable systems through community-engaged and societally impactful scholarship.  

TO APPLY: To learn more and apply, visit the University’s employment page and search for Job IDs 347369 (Natural Capital), 347375 (Sustainability), or 347367 (Energy Transition) ( We are requesting applications by May 23 (June 10 for the energy position); we will fully consider all applications that are submitted by June 1 (June 16 for energy).

Please consider applying or sharing this post with your colleagues who would be interested in a new career challenge in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. If you are interested in seeing all positions that are part of this cluster hire or other employment opportunities at IonE, please see


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