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Rutgers University postdoctoral fellow

by Ed Hagen last modified Oct 02, 2012 06:26 PM expired
We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow to start January 10, 2012 for a project titled “Promoting biodiversity, sustainable management, and conservation of peat-swamp forests through education and training partnerships”, pending funding. This position is a three-year commitment and the postdoctoral fellow will be expected to spend 6-8 months per year in Indonesia and the rest of the time will be based in The Department of Anthropology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

The primary duties include 1) overseeing project activities in Indonesia, 2) supervising and mentoring Indonesian students when at the Tuanan research field site (Central Kalimantan Indonesia, , 3) serving as a liaison between the Indonesian and US faculty and students, 4) facilitating travel and field activities for short courses and associated research programs, 5) facilitating immigration documents, permits, and research visas for all participants in Indonesia, 6) assisting Project Director with administration while in the United States, 7) collecting data for research project in collaboration with Project Director and UNAS collaborators and potentially for own independent research project, and 8) collaborating with Rutgers and Indonesian faculty on publications resulting from data collection and analyses. Preference will be given to applicants who have prior long-term research experience in Indonesia and who are fluent in Bahasa Indonesia. Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by December 15. Please send a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae and a list of three references via email to Erin Vogel ( and put as the subject “Postdoctoral Fellow Application”. Evaluation of applications will begin on October 12.

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The institution values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

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