Postdoc Research Associate - Geosciences
Waco, TX, United States
Job Identification: 13295
Posting Date: 07/22/2022, 9:46 AM
Job Schedule: Full Time
Locations: Waco, TX, United States
Degree Level: Doctorate
What We Are Looking For
Advance understanding of coupled aeolian/fluvial processes and systems in the Southern High Plains and Basin and Range to better understand response to recent, Holocene and Late Quaternary climate variability and for possible planetary analogs.
There is an open position for a post-doctoral scholar with prior research interests in the past, present, and future of aeolian environmental systems. The candidate should be a recent PhD (within past 10 years) in earth and environmental sciences, geosciences, geology, geophysics, planetary sciences, geochronology, remote sensing and GIS. This position is to advance our understanding of coupled aeolian/fluvial processes and systems in the Southern High Plains and Basin and Range to better understand response to recent, Holocene and Late Quaternary climate variability and for possible planetary analogs. The exact research project is open to the candidate and favor those that would advance collaborative inquiry in novel ways. There is an unparallel set of field and analytical tools at Baylor and nearby universities to bring to bear for this research including terrestrial coring with a Geoprobe, automated core logging, measurement of stable and radiogenic isotopes, environmental magnetism, micromorphology, biogeochemistry, paleogenomics and OSL and 14C dating. Applicants should have a strong background in one or more areas including GIS/remote sensing, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, sedimentology, stratigraphy, pedology, paleoclimatology, geochronology, passive/active source near surface seismology, and geophysical modeling and the ability to work collaboratively within a research group. Strong quantitative and scholarly skills are required.
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to https://www.baylor.edu/hr/index.php?id=949184
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