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Center for Marine Sciences (CMS) Postdoctoral Scholar

University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Wilmington, NC
Closing date
Oct 25, 2023

The Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral scholar to begin December 1, 2023. A UNCW postdoctoral scholar is a 12-month full-time temporary non-faculty position.

The primary responsibility of the postdoctoral scholar position will focus on developing a novel isotopic and molecular forensic model to trace anthropogenic contaminants in the environment. The position will be a combination of laboratory and field activities. A variety of analytical and geochemical instrumentation will be used for the project and include gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and bulk/compound specific isotopic ratio mass spectrometry. There will be opportunities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students as well.

UNCW postdoctoral scholars gain important training and research experience through their relationship with the university in ways that support and fulfill the research, scholarship, and teaching missions of the institution. The postdoctoral scholar will provide oversight, in conjunction with the principal investigator, of the funded research projects and personnel, project management, assistance in development and writing of proposals and manuscripts, data acquisition and comprehensive data analysis.

The UNCW postdoctoral scholar will:

  • Have a primary faculty mentor.
  • Develop an Individual Development Plan (IDP) in coordination with their faculty mentor.
  • Participate in professional development programming offered through the University.

All applications must be submitted to the following link for consideration:

University of North Carolina Wilmington Employment Opportunities | CMS Postdoctoral Scholar (

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