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Postdoctoral Position at Columbia Business School - (Climate change / sustainability)

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Position at Columbia Business School - (Climate change / sustainability)

    Posted 12-22-2022 14:04
    Columbia Business School is pleased to announce that, jointly with the World Economic Forum, it is seeking to hire a qualified Postdoctoral Research Scholar as an André Hoffmann Fellow for a period of two years. The post doc will collaborate with colleagues at LEAP (Learning the Earth with Artificial Intelligence and Physics) to conduct research focused on climate change-related issues, and will spearhead a project aimed at addressing the barriers to scale hindering the effective use of climate model data for climate action. The Fellow will receive a research budget and funding to travel to/from the World Economic Forum, collaborate on research projects of mutual interest with Professor Vanessa Burbano at Columbia Business School, and work with the Head of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning at the World Economic Forum.

    Please see a detailed job description HERE.

    The ideal candidate will have an interest in conducting research relevant to climate information and climate-related initiatives, broadly defined, and strong program management skills. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or expect to complete theirs by Fall 2023) in strategy, management, organizational behavior, economics, psychology, sociology, operations, information science, or a relevant social science field from an accredited institution and have a record of being an outstanding scholar in every respect.

    Teaching is not required.

    Columbia Business School is a dynamic center of research, with faculty, postdoctoral and visiting scholars, and doctoral students taking a wide range of approaches to social science research with applied implications. More information about Columbia Business School can be found at

    Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a statement describing research interests and accomplishments including research they would like to conduct (or have conducted) and describing their fit with the program aspect of the position; (3) a C.V.; and (4) three letters of recommendation. Please email the materials with subject line "Postdoc Burbano" to:

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted by February 28, 2023, in order to receive full consideration. We expect to make a selection by April 29, 2023. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2023.

    Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Vanessa Burbano
    Associate Professor
    Columbia Business School