Carnegie Mellon University in the USA is inviting applications for the CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Energy Social Science in 2020.
The Wilton E. Scott Energy Institute and the University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University jointly seek exceptional researchers with a focus on digital scholarship, data visualization and data curation relevant to research in energy and climate sciences. They invite applications for the position of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Energy Social Science.
This two-year position is central to the shared goal of the Scott Energy Institute and University Libraries to explore new techniques and best practices in data curation and visualization and the creation of an original and innovative scholarship in support of energy research and other forms of data-intensive science across the university.
Worth of Award
- Salary is $72,000 per annum for a two-year appointment. Additional funding is available for conference travel.
- CMU employee benefits include medical, transportation, and tuition benefits; university retirement contributions are subject to cliff vesting.
Required qualifications to be considered eligible;
- PhD (completed, or graduation anticipated by June 2020) in energy or climate science, environmental engineering, or a data-intensive academic field
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in an innovative, interdisciplinary, and diverse environment
- Demonstrated creativity, initiative, and innovative thinking
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to engage with people in a range of scholarly fields and with interdisciplinary groups and centers
- Willingness to participate in teaching and training initiatives related to the fellowship or area of research
How to Apply
All applicants must create and verify an account on CLIR’s online application system. Application requirements include:
- A completed and submitted online application;
- A current curriculum vitae or resumé for the applicant;
- A short essay about the ways research methodologies and the dissemination of scholarship in the applicant’s field has changed in the past 25 years;
- Names and contact information for three reference providers; and
- Graduate school transcripts.
Deadline: Application closes on January 10, 2020.