Postdoctoral Fellow - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2634

Postdoctoral Fellow in Ecosystem Services Measurement and Valuation

A Postdoctoral Research Associate is available at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, for an individual with expertise in the measurement and valuation of linked terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem services. This individual will play a key role in an interdisciplinary project exploring coupled social and ecological systems of land use/cover change and their relationship to regional watershed dynamics at the urban/rural fringe in the American Midwest.


The position home will be within the Department of Biology, but the postdoc will work will an interdisciplinary team of investigators in the Departments of Geography, Biology, and Statistics, and the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability. Collaborations may also involve Miami’s new Center for Aquatic and Watershed Sciences and Geospatial Analysis Center.  

Appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year depending on funding availability and performance.  Position is available immediately but start date is negotiable. Questions may be directed to Dr. David Prytherch,

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in ecology, environmental science, geography, or related field.  The ability to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team, work with undergraduate and graduate student researchers, and communicate with the public is essential. The applicant should also have a valid U.S. driver’s license (or the ability to acquire one shortly after arrival).

Preferred Qualifications

Desired qualifications include demonstrated knowledge of ecosystem function in both terrestrial and aquatic systems and experience in the integration of ecosystem service valuation and measurements from social, ecological, and economic perspectives.  

Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit cover letter which specifies research interests and methodological approaches, CV, up to two relevant reprints, contact information for 3 references

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter