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Postdoc Position in Management at Columbia Business School - Climate/Sustainability research focus

  • 1.  Postdoc Position in Management at Columbia Business School - Climate/Sustainability research focus

    Posted 11-20-2023 10:06

    Professor Vanessa Burbano is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher to collaborate on research at the intersection of climate adaptation/sustainability & business, for a period of two years. The position will support a mix of the candidate's own research alongside collaborative, coauthored work with Prof. Burbano. The postdoc will also work with Prof. Burbano in her role as Corporate Engagement Director for an NSF-funded Science and Technology Center focused on climate adaptation issues. There are no teaching obligations.

    Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or expect to complete theirs before July 1 2024) in strategy, management, organizational behavior, sociology, economics, psychology, or a relevant social science field from an accredited institution and have a record of being an outstanding scholar in every respect.

    The ideal candidate will have a research agenda focused on climate adaptation or corporate sustainability, broadly defined, and be interested in conducting new research at the intersection of climate change/climate adaptation & business, also broadly defined.

    Columbia Business School is a dynamic center of research, with faculty, postdoctoral and visiting scholars, and doctoral students taking a wide range of approaches to social science research with applied implications. More information about Columbia Business School can be found at https://home.gsb.columbia.edu/.

    Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a research statement describing research interests and accomplishments, including research they would like to conduct (and/or have conducted) relevant to the intersection of climate change/adaptation & business; (3) a C.V.; and (4) two letters of recommendation.    Please email the materials with subject line "Postdoc Burbano" to: mgmtjobsearch@gsb.columbia.edu.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted by January 15 in order to receive full consideration. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024.

    Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

    Vanessa Burbano
    Associate Professor
    Columbia Business School