[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Associate – Geochemistry
xiaomliu at email.unc.edu
Mon Aug 31 10:50:14 MDT 2015
Postdoctoral Associate – Geochemistry
The Department of Geological Sciences at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill seeks a highly qualified and motivated applicant to investigate the (bio)geochemical evolution of the Earth’s surface environment through time. The successful candidate will pursue independent research on topics that may include fluid-rock interactions in lithosphere; chemical weathering (erosion) and their influence on evolution of the continental crust; the redox evolution of Earth’s ocean and atmosphere; the changing distributions of redox sensitive transition elements and their consequences to microbial evolution; and feedbacks between the evolution of Earth’s surface and the rise of the terrestrial biosphere.
Applicants should have or expect a Ph.D. in geochemistry, geobiology, sedimentary geology, or other relevant discipline; experiences in analytical techniques, such as ICP-MS, MC-ICP-MS, and/or TIMS are preferred; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
The appointment is for one year, with possibility for a second year pending progress. The position is available immediately, and will remain open until it is filled. Interested parties should send a single PDF file with cover letter, curriculum vitae (including publications), statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to Prof. Xiao-Ming Liu<http://lxmsos7.wix.com/xiaomingliu-site> (xiaomliu at unc.edu<mailto:xiaomliu at unc.edu>). Please also apply online through UNC official recruitment website: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/80553. A Ph.D. in a related field is required at the time of appointment. The position will be available starting December 1, 2015 with flexibility, but no later than July 1, 2016. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and the position will remain open until filled. Preference will be given to candidates that apply by September 30, 2015.
The successful applicant will work with Dr. Xiao-Ming Liu at UNC – Chapel Hill. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Department of Geological Sciences
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
104 South Road, 213 Mitchell Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3315
Phone: (919) 962-0675
Fax: (919) 966-4519
Email: xiaomliu at unc.edu<mailto:xiaomliu at unc.edu>
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