[ES_JOBS_NET] Post-doctoral Ecogeochemist Position at Univ of California San Diego

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Sep 24 15:08:39 MDT 2014

From:    =?windows-1252?Q?Carolyn_Kurle?= <ckurle at UCSD.EDU>
Subject: Post -doctoral Ecogeochemist Position at Univ of California San

Post-doctoral Ecogeochemist Position
Applications are being accepted for a Postdoctoral Ecogeochemist at the
University of California San Diego in the laboratory of Dr. Carolyn Kurle=

(http://labs.biology.ucsd.edu/kurle/). This is a full-time 12-month posit=
to begin January 2015 (start date negotiable) for a duration of 2 years
(pending annual review) and will be based in La Jolla, California.

The successful applicant will be part of the Kurle research group using
biogeochemical tools to address questions relating to community ecology
within an applied conservation context. We have several ongoing projects.=

Two such projects include: a) stable isotope analysis of organic matter t=
trace terrestrial pollutants in California coastal waters via stream run =
and b) modeling inter-individual and population level differences in
foraging niches occupied by invasive rats on islands in Alaska. The
successful applicant will be involved with these or related projects and
have the opportunity to write grants to pursue similar research.

A Ph.D. in ecology, marine ecology, biological oceanography, or related
field must be completed prior to start date. This position will involve
significant manuscript and grant proposal writing, direct mentoring of
undergraduate and graduate students, and day to day lab management. Prior=

experience with the application of stable isotope analysis to ecological
problems, a strong publication record, and experience with R or other
statistical analysis software are required.=20

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit an application package consisting of 1) a cover
letter detailing research experience and interests, 2) a complete CV, 3)
examples of two prior publications, and 4) contact information for three
references. Applications should be submitted as a single combined PDF and=

mailed to ckurle at ucsd.edu.

Application review begins October 25 and will continue until the position=
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