CIRES/Burgess Temporary Researcher

Employer
University of Colorado
Location
Boulder County, Colorado, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 08, 2021
Closes
May 13, 2021
Ref
2170383552
Discipline
Climate Change
Employment Type
Fellowship, Temporary / Seasonal
Salary Type
Salary
CIRES/Burgess Temporary Researcher
Requisition Number:
30315
Location:
Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type:
Research Faculty
Schedule:
Full-Time
Posting Close Date:
10-May-2021
Date Posted:
06-May-2021
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Job Summary
CIRES welcomes applications for a full-time Temporary Researcher during Summer 2021 to collect and analyze data on voter opinions of climate change policies. The goal of the project is to understand the effects of bundling combinations of climate, social, and economic policies on popular support for these policies. The researcher will work closely with the project PI, CIRES Fellow and Assistant Professor Matt Burgess, and other collaborators.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
At CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people's relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth's poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
The researcher will -in consultation with the project PI -lead the design, implementation, and analysis of a survey experiment assessing U.S. public opinion on combinations of environmental, social, and economic policies. Duties will include:
- 50% Experimental design
- 25% Data analysis
- 25% Writing
What You Should Know
- This is a temporary position with expected dates of 5/16/21-8/14/21.
What We Can Offer
$25.00/hour.
Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits (https://www.colorado.edu/jobs/benefits) , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder (https://www.colorado.edu/about) .
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Be Adaptable. Be Proactive. Be Boulder.
What We Require
- Bachelors degree in environmental studies or a related field
- In-depth knowledge and experience with both opinion polls and recent U.S. climate legislation, at state and federal levels.
- Experience with academic writing.
- Experience with data-analysis software, such as R Studio or JMP.
Special Instructions
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
Please apply by 5/10/2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs (https://www.colorado.edu/jobs/) .
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu
The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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