The Earth Institute at Columbia University seeks applications from innovative, doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D. and J.D. recipients interested in a broad range of issues in sustainable development.
The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides scholars with the opportunity to acquire the cross-disciplinary expertise and breadth needed to address critical issues in the field of sustainable development such as food security, energy systems, climate change impacts, poverty reduction, potable water access, urbanization, disease and environmental degradation. Fellows will find many unique opportunities to acquire the breadth of expertise needed to address these critical issues and engage in programs at the leading edge of this rapidly expanding field.
The deadline to submit an application is *November 15, 2013* for fellowships starting in the fall of 2014. Fellowships are 24-month appointments.
The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded within 5 years before the start of the fellowship.
Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.