earth-216834_960_720The Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join their climate communication research team.

The Fellow will contribute to our ongoing Climate Matters project, a National Science Foundation funded initiative that encourages and enables TV weathercasters to report on the local impacts of climate change. Going forward, they will be offering Climate Matters reporting resources to  a broader set of local journalists working in TV, radio, newspapers, etc.

Through a combination of in-depth interviews and quantitative surveys, the candidate will help the team assess the different climate change views of local journalists and news directors across America.

The candidate must have:

  • A PhD in a relevant social science discipline
  • Track record of journal and/or conference papers on relevant topics of inquiry

Priority will be given to applicants who have strong qualitative interviewing and quantitative survey research skills, and who have a strong understanding of climate change and/or journalism.

The candidate will start the earliest possible, ideally mid-August.

You can find more information and the application form by clicking on the following link: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/41062 

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