Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Maine

Orono, ME

Organization: The University of Maine

Contact: Jessica Leahy (, 207- 581-2834)


  • Plan and conduct assigned and/or original research projects autonomously while working collaboratively with UM and COA faculty, staff, postdocs and students.
  • Maintain accurate records of research findings and the analysis of results.
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication in collaboration with UM and COA faculty, staff, postdocs, and students.
  • Serve as a project manager for the research, education and extension activities.
  • Present research findings at professional meetings.
  • Mentor undergraduate students.

Desired qualifications:

  • PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Agriculture or Forests; Environmental Anthropology; Ecology and Environmental Sciences; Forest Resources; Rural Sociology or related field.
  • Prior research experience with qualitative and quantitative applied social science research, including but not limited to projects related to human dimensions of agriculture.
  • Interest and/or experience effectively mentoring undergraduate students.

Link to more information: See the position description and apply.

How to apply: Submit a cover letter, CV and list of three references.

Application deadline: November 24th, 2017.