The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) (http://environment.princeton.edu) invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate and/or more senior research position, available in the areas of theoretical ecology and population biology, modeling forest and savanna ecosystems. We are seeking enthusiastic and talented individuals to join this effort. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in biology, ecology, mathematics, physics or related fields. Strong analytical and computation skills are essential in the areas of stochastic dynamical systems, including both ordinary and partial differential equations. Excellent writing ability in English is also essential as well as creativity, energy, and the desire to work in an interactive and inter-disciplinary environment. The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and benefits are included. This position is available as early as September 1st and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is subject to Princeton University's background check policy. Applicants should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/17081 and include a curriculum vitae, a one page statement of research interests, goals and experience, and a cover letter with names and contact information of three referees.We encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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