Postdoctoral Position in Long-Term Earth System Change

Location
Manhattan, Kansas
Salary
Minimum salary is $47,476 / year
Posted
Aug 07, 2017
Closes
Sep 06, 2017
Career Level
Postdoctoral
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

A postdoctoral position is available focused on the temporal aspects of interactions among biogeochemistry, paleoecology, and global change. The postdoc will perform original research on topics in paleoenvironmental change, especially related to long-term biogeochemistry and disturbance, in collaboration with supervisor Dr. Kendra McLauchlan. The primary responsibilities associated with this position are: (1) to assist with coordination of a diverse and broad network of researchers in the U.S. and elsewhere, and (2) to conduct independent research on the biogeochemical consequences of ecosystem change at decadal to multi-millennial timescales. Required minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in a relevant ecological, Earth, or environmental science, and previous experience acquiring and analyzing data in the fields of Earth science, ecosystem ecology or paleoecology. Preferred qualifications include successful production of peer-reviewed publications, and previous experience with microscopy, spectrometry, and/or techniques used in analytical chemistry. To apply, submit ONE pdf file containing a letter of interest, your CV, one reprint of a publication, and a list of three professional references. The full job description can be viewed and your application can be completed here: http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/501936/fellow-post-doc Please contact mclauch@ksu.edu with any questions. Screening begins August 21, 2017 and will continue until filled. Minimum salary is $47,476 / year. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment. Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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