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Postdoctoral Position, Earth System Science, Stanford University

Stanford University Doerr School of Sustainability
Stanford, California
Closing date
Sep 23, 2024

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Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Global Environmental Change, Hydrology
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No Relocation
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Postdoctoral Position, Stanford University, Earth System Science: Tropical methane emissions and the Global Methane Budget

Stanford Earth Sciences (the Jackson lab; in the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is hiring a full-time postdoctoral scientist to contribute to a project quantifying tropical methane fluxes in Brazil, Peru, French Guiana, and Botswana as part of the FLUXNET-CH4 network we recently established ( The postdoc will contribute to field and flux-tower measurements in tropical forests and wetlands with local partners and is likely to assist with regional synthesis, analysis, and scaling of methane fluxes across sites. The project contributes to the Global Methane Budget of the Global Carbon Project (

We seek candidates with expertise measuring methane sources or sinks in the field, ideally in tropical systems. The project provides opportunities for collaboration, including with Alison Hoyt’s lab at Stanford and Sara Knox’s lab at McGill University, and will have some international travel. Send a CV, statement of research, and the names of three references to: and

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Apply by August 1st, 2024 to assure full consideration. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


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