Staff Social Scientist

National Drought Mitigation Center

This two‐year position will support NDMC faculty and staff by applying qualitative and quantitative social science skills in conducting research and public engagement activities related to drought monitoring, risk assessment and planning. A particular focus will be on understanding social vulnerability to drought. Specific duties include conducting literature reviews and interviews, basic statistical analysis, meeting facilitation, report writing and maintaining communication with stakeholders for a variety of projects, as needed. Employee will assist with the organization and preparation of materials for meetings, workshops and conferences conducted by the NDMC at local, state, national and international levels. Employee will attend and make technical presentations at public engagements as appropriate, which may include international travel. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review will begin January 11th. View requisition S_200584 at employment.unl.edu for details and to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.