The Research Program on Sustainable Policy and Management in the Earth Institute at Columbia University is accepting applications for the position of Staff Associate.
The Staff Associate will provide research support to the Director, Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management, and other scientists on a range of activities related to several projects including: Sustainable Metrics project; China Cities Sustainability rating project; and the Carbon Catalogue project. The Staff Associate will track and collect data; conduct statistical analysis, conduct literature reviews; assist with research publications, and conduct public and funder outreach efforts. The Staff Associate will also serve as a conduit between the Research Program and sustainability practitioners and educators, including the instructors of the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, which is offered jointly by The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies. In this capacity, the Staff Associate will assist the Principal Investigators in writing research papers and funder reports, as well as in translating research findings on sustainability metrics into products, such as case studies and presentations, that may be integrated in sustainability management curricula.
Internal Number: 4916
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