Research Scholar in Natural Capital & Ecosystem Services

University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment

Do you believe in a future where people and the planet prosper together? Are you entrepreneurial and interested in building an impactful, collaborative research program in Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services? We are looking for someone to expand our research on the ways nature’s assets benefit people.

The Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota seeks a Research Scholar in Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services to develop an externally funded program on the study of natural capital and ecosystem services, and its application to decision-making. The work will be embedded in The Natural Capital Project (NatCap), a partnership between the University of Minnesota, Stanford University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Stockholm Resilience Center, The Nature Conservancy, and the World Wildlife Fund.

This position is part of a cluster hire to enhance the capacity of the University of Minnesota, through the IonE, to pursue interdisciplinary and collaborative research that advances sustainable systems through community-engaged and societally impactful scholarship.

To Apply

To learn more and apply, visit the University’s employment page and search for Job ID 347369 . We are requesting applications by May 23; we will fully consider all applications that are submitted by June 1.

Please consider applying or sharing this post with your colleagues who would be interested in a new career challenge in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. If you are interested in seeing other positions that are part of this cluster hire or other employment opportunities at IonE, please see our website. 

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