[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoc position in aquatic biogeochemistry: Sweden

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Thu Mar 21 10:20:14 MDT 2013

Postdoctoral fellow in aquatic biogeochemistry


at the Department of Ecology and Genetics/Limnology.
Application no later than May 1, 2013. UFV-PA 2013/695

Start date: September 1, 2013 or as agreed upon

Tasks: The position involves biochemical modeling with focus on carbon
and nitrogen transformations on a landscape scale. The main purpose is
to quantify carbon, nitrogen and greenhouse gas cycling in aquatic
systems. The project is part of the large research project LAGGE
(Landscape Greenhouse Gas Exchange – Integration of terrestrial and
freshwater sources and sinks;
The work will be conducted in a research team. Large databases with
measuring data are available for the modeling approach. For more
information on the research of the limnology program see

Period of appointment: Two years.

Eligibility: The successful candidate must have a PhD, or an exam,
which is judged comparable to a PhD, that was completed within three
years of the application deadline. Also those applicants that received
their PhD earlier should be given priority if special circumstances
exist. Special circumstances are prolonged periods of illness,
parental leave, military service, union duties and others of similar

Ranking criteria: In ranking eligible candidates, special importance
will be given to scientific skills in relation to the subject area
specified. Special weight will be given to earlier experience in
aquatic modeling, aquatic biogeochemical research and handling of
large databases. In filling this position the university aims to
recruit the person who, in the combined evaluation of competence,
skills and documented qualifications, is judged most suitable to carry
out and develop the work-in-hand and to contribute to a positive
development of the department.

How to apply: The application should be written in English and should
include a short description of the applicant and his/her research
interests. It should also include a CV, copies of relevant examination
certificates, a copy of the PhD Thesis and publications as well as
other relevant documents (e.g. letters of recommendation or names of
reference persons).

For further information about the position, please contact Professor
Gesa Weyhenmeyer, phone + 46-18-471 2711, email:
Gesa.Weyhenmeyer at ebc.uu.se.The trade union representatives are Anders
Grundström, Saco (the Swedish Confederation of Professional
Associations), phone +46 18 471 5380 and Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST (the
Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees), phone +46 18 471
1996, Stefan Djurström, Seko (the Union of Service and Communication
Employees), phone +46 18 471 3315.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than May 1, 2013,
UFV-PA 2013/695. Use the link below to access the application form.

Postdoctoral fellow in aquatic biogeochemistry

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Prof. Gesa Weyhenmeyer
Dept. of Ecology and Genetics/Limnology
Uppsala University
Norbyvägen 18 D
752 36 Uppsala
Phone: +46-18-471 27 11
Email: Gesa.Weyhenmeyer at ebc.uu.se
Homepage: http://www.ebc.uu.se/Forskning/IEG/limno/
Personal homepage: http://www.anst.uu.se/gesaweyh

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