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Post-Doctoral Associate Social Sustainability in Supply Chains

Now Hiring: Post-Doctoral Associate Social Sustainability in Supply Chains

The UMN Dept. of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and Green Lands Blue Waters seek to hire a full-time proactive, dynamic Postdoctoral Researcher to study social aspects of sustainability in supply chains for novel crops that provide continuous living crop cover in agricultural landscapes, namely Kernza® Perennial Grain, and help publicize and implement results.

The ideal candidate will have experience and interest in developing and conducting innovative social science research; an established or emerging focus on agriculture, rural livelihoods, network theory, economic sociology, and/or supply chains; excellent collaboration and facilitation skills; and experience identifying and addressing barriers to diverse, equitable, and inclusive participation in agricultural or economic development processes.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will engage with a multi-scale, evolving collaborative network through a three-year funded project led by UMN and supported by The Land Institute. This postdoctoral position will be primarily mentored and co-supervised by researchers at The Land Institute, in collaboration with UMN researchers.

Applications must be submitted online using position number: 338810. Review of applications will begin April 1st, 2020.

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