Indiana University Bloomington

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sustainable Food Systems

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Posted On: Sunday, 9th September 2018
Category: Research
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
107 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, Indiana 47405
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Indiana University Bloomington seeks to hire a postdoctoral research fellow to study community food systems and sustainable food system development in international sites as part of a large interdisciplinary research team focused on sustainable food systems science, https://sfss.indiana.edu/index.html.

The researcher will work with a team of highly motivated faculty, research scientists, postdocs, and graduate students to study sustainable food system development and evolution, conducting community food system research for the longitudinal study of food system change. Research will focus on three main areas: production, aggregation/distribution, and consumption/access. The researcher will help lead qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, develop and deliver manuscripts and presentations, engage in community outreach, and co-write external grant proposals. The researcher will not be expected to teach.

This is a one-year position with a start date of 8/1/19. The appointment may be renewed for two additional years contingent upon programmatic need, available funding and the candidate’s satisfactory progress.

 

Basic Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in geography, anthropology, sociology, or other social science field and skills in both quantitative and qualitative research methods are required.

Area of expertise is open, but we are particularly interested in researchers working in the Global South. Ideal candidate would have experience with social-ecological systems analytical frameworks.

 

To Apply:

The full job description and online application can be found at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6555

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