The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks a postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to computational research on ocean biogeochemistry and chemical-microbial networks using numerical modeling techniques and data analysis. The candidate will work directly with Prof. Scott Doney in the Department of Environmental Sciences and will be part of the Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet (C-CoMP) https://ccomp-stc.org/
The completion of a Ph.D. in oceanography, biology, or related field is required by appointment start date. Candidates required to have experience in numerical modeling of microbes. Background in ocean or aquatic systems is preferred. Ability to use advanced statistical data analysis software such as Matlab, R or SciPy, verbal and written communication abilities, ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as a member of a team, and ability to organize and complete tasks are required skills.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Research-Associate-in-Environmental-Sciences_R0029223 and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters. Applications by members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2021. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions about the position, please contact Scott Doney, Professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at email@example.com
For information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.
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