Post Doc Research Scholar

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Raleigh, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 19 Jul 2017
Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Post Doc Research Scholar
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Position Number 00102687
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 150301 - Forest Biomaterials
Department 150301 - Forest Biomaterials
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

The position will assist in economic and financial modeling and project feasibility analysis in addition to assembling and analyzing statistics. Specifically, the researcher will help perform life cycle cost analyses to quantify the economic benefits of constructing “functionally-equivalent” non-residential buildings from cross-laminated timber (CLT) and several alternative materials built to local code. Opportunities will also be available to become involved in national US Forest Service programs.

Other Work/Responsibilities
Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

• A Master of Business Administration or Financial analysis
• Demonstrated experience in publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting research findings at scientific conferences, with a focus on financial analysis of building systems
• Familiar with the impacts of alternative financing tools, e.g., New Market Tax Credits
• Knowledge of issues and processes related to natural resources, environmental management and sustainability, or building systems modeling;
• Knowledge of ecological-economic modeling, ecological footprint accounting, life-cycle cost analysis;
• Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to cooperate closely with the group.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 07/06/2017
Must Be Open Until
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/01/2017

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