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Postdoctoral Position at Columbia Business School - (Climate change / sustainability) - deadline Mar 17

  • 1.  Postdoctoral Position at Columbia Business School - (Climate change / sustainability) - deadline Mar 17

    Posted 26 days ago

    Deadline for the below has been extended until March 17.

    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 

    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 March 17, 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