[ES_JOBS_NET] Post-Doc position Temporal Scaling of Ecosystem Processes, Kansas State University

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Jun 16 17:34:20 MDT 2014

From:    Laci Gerhart Barley <rockchalk at KSU.EDU>
Subject: Post-Doc position Temporal Scaling of Ecosystem Processes, Kansas
State University

Please see the following job announcement at the Kansas State University Pa=
leoenvironmental Lab. Apologies for cross-posting.

Postdoctoral Position in Temporal Scaling of Ecosystem Processes. A postdoc=
toral position is available focused on the temporal aspects of interactions=
 among biogeochemistry, paleoecology, and global change. The primary respon=
sibilities associated with this position are: (1) to assist with coordinati=
on of a diverse and broad network of researchers in the U.S. and elsewhere,=
 and (2) to conduct independent research on the biogeochemical consequences=
 of ecosystem change at decadal to multi-millennial timescales. The minimum=
 required qualification is a doctoral degree in a relevant ecological, Eart=
h, or environmental science. This position is funded by a Research Coordina=
tion Network grant from the National Science Foundation to integrate paleo-=
and neo-ecosystem ecology, especially biogeochemical responses to disturban=
ce (http://novusrcn.wordpress.com
). Thus, the ideal candidate would have a =
background in paleoecology, ecosystem ecology, or both. Experience with GIS=
, programming, and/or elemental analysis is also desirable. Specific duties=
 include development of an independent research project, organization of wo=
rkshops, communication with network participants, acquisition and/or analys=
is of data, presentation of research findings at professional meetings, pot=
ential collaboration with faculty from a variety of institutions, and prepa=
ration of manuscripts. This position is based at the Department of Geograph=
y at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, U.S.A. with several trav=
el opportunities. The position is a term position. Salary is commensurate w=
ith experience and qualifications; benefits are included. To apply, applica=
nts should send a CV, a cover letter including future research and career g=
oals, and the names and contact information for three professional referenc=
es as a single pdf to Dr. Kendra McLauchlan (mclauch at ksu.edu<mailto:mclauch=
@ksu.edu>) with the subject line "Novus postdoctoral position." Review of a=
pplications will begin July 7, 2014 and continue until the position is fill=
ed. The target start date is August 25, 2014. A background check is require=
d. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees. Ka=
nsas State University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with =
disabilities and protected veterans.

Dr. Laci M. Gerhart Barley
Novus Post-Doctoral Researcher
Geography Department
Kansas State University
254D Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph: (785)532-2369
Fax: (785)532-7310
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