Postdoctoral Fellowship, Food Security

Stanford, California
Competitive annual salary and benefits package, with the possibility for a two-year extension.
Oct 02, 2018
Dec 01, 2018
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Our postdoctoral fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars with a demonstrated ability to do innovative and rigorous work related to global hunger, poverty alleviation, and environmental degradation. Successful candidates are expected to lead projects of their own design, while also interacting with other faculty and students at FSE. We encourage candidates from both the social and natural sciences to apply. Successful applications will clearly identify how the proposed work relates to FSE priority areas. We particularly encourage applications from candidates working on the topics of (i) water resources as it relates to agriculture and food security or (ii) machine learning applications in food security and development.

Proposals received by Dec. 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. The position is for one year, at a competitive annual salary and benefits package, with the possibility for an extension, at the discretion of FSE. The target start date for candidates applying by Dec. 1, 2018 is fall 2019, though the exact start date depends on multiple factors.

About FSE: 

We address critical global issues of hunger, poverty and environmental degradation by generating vital knowledge and policy-relevant solutions. An interdisciplinary team of scholars accomplishes this mission through:

A Focused Research Portfolio In Seven Key Areas:
Data Science for Food Security
Oceans and Food Security
Tropical Oil Crops
Climate Impacts and Adaptation
Food, Nutrition, and Health
Water Resources
Crop and Livestock Systems

A Robust Teaching Program:
Direct science and policy advising
Please email Communications Manager, Michelle Horton, with questions. 

International students are welcome to apply.
We do not require a faculty sponsor.

Application Requirements:

  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
  • External Application Link

Application deadline: 12/01/2018

Reference Instructions:

References will be requested at a later time.