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Postdoctoral Associate — Productivity and environmental impacts of global livestock systems, Cornell University

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Organization: Cornell University Position: Postdoctoral Associate -- Productivity and environmental impacts of global livestock systems Duty Station: Ithaca, NY, US Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Term: 2-year opportunity pending good review after year 1 Experience Requirements: The landmark article, Biomass use, production, feed efficiencies, and greenhouse gas emissions from global livestock systems, has been used in global and regional studies on livestock and food systems over the last 10 years, including many Integrated Assessment Models that feed into analysis by the IPCC, IPBES, EAT-Lancet, etc. The postdoctoral associate will steer an update of this dataset by developing a global, high-resolution, spatially explicit dataset of biomass use, production, feed efficiencies, and greenhouse gas emissions of animal production systems. The work would include collecting, processing, structuring and harmonizing data, as well as developing tools to ensure the dataset is easily updatable and accessed, and ensuring good documentation. This project is a collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and is funded by the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability’s strategic partnership with EDF. Required: Ph.D. degree in Data Science, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline. Experience with large datasets and data management. Proficiency in R or Python, familiarity with modelling software like GAMS is highly valuable. Excellent documentation skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary team. Strong analytic and written communication skills. Links Job Announcement: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23498