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Postdoctoral Scholar for Leading Inclusive Transformation in Geoscience Project

Employer
North Carolina Central University
Location
Durham, North Carolina
Salary
Hiring range is $56,000 to $60,000 per year + health insurance
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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About the Job

North Carolina Central University is hiring a postdoctoral scholar who will play a key role in enabling community science activities in the NSF-sponsored project “Leading Inclusive Transformation in Geoscience (LIT GEO),” which is focused on broadening participation in Earth science and in conducting community-based, society-relevant, geoscience research in learning ecosystems with community organizations. The project is a collaboration with East Carolina University (ECU) and the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. Faculty, post-baccalaureate and M.S. students, and post-doctoral scholars from the three institutions and community organizations will work together.

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead community science program development and supervise research in Geosciences. Focus on the NSF LIT GEO Project. Community engagement, educational program development, event coordination, and research contributing to scholarly publications. Collaborate with scholars from ECU and the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. Mentor participant research and organize summits. Pursue independent research in Geosciences. Engage in teaching experiences, receive training, and participate in exchanges to prepare for future careers.

Preferred Experience:

Experience with community outreach, community-based geoscience research, community engagement, geoscience education, geohazards, environmental geoscience, water quality, soil, water contamination, and other society-relevant geoscience areas. Experience with educational program development and/or assessment. Proficiency in Spanish will be beneficial.

 

Company

The position will be located at the Department of Environmental, Earth, and Geospatial Science.

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