[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Position in Carbon Biogeochemistry

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Thu Nov 19 10:31:25 MST 2015

Date:    Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:19:35 -0500
From:    =?windows-1252?Q?Paul_Frost?= <paulfrost at TRENTU.CA>
Subject: Postdoctoral Position in Carbon Biogeochemistry

Applications are now being accepted for a postdoctoral position to
participate in multidisciplinary and highly collaborative projects in car=
biogeochemistry in both lakes and rivers. The position will be based in t=
Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
Potential projects include the determination of the current carbon and
material pathways in the foodwebs of Lake Erie, quantification of the=20
current and contemporary carbon emission and burial rates, browning of=20=

nearby rivers and lakes, effects of flooding on carbon dynamics in rivers=
and longterm ecological dynamics of dissolved organic carbon in streams.
The candidate must have experience in and an excellent understanding of
aquatic ecology and biogeochemistry as demonstrated by a good publication=

record in international journals. Strong leadership skills are also requi=
as the postdoctoral fellow will be expected to provide some guidance and
assistance to junior members of the project as well as some aspects of=20=

project coordination with collaborators and supporting organizations. A P=
in ecology, limnology, environmental chemistry and/or environmental scien=
is required.

The position is available for a total of 2 years. The initial appointment=
will be for 1 year with the possibility for renewal depending on=20

Preferred start date is before January 1st 2016 or soon thereafter.
To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three
academic references to the address below (e-mail is preferred). Review of=

applications will begin on November 15, 2015 and will continue until
position is filled.

Contact: Dr. Marguerite A. Xenopoulos, Trent University, Department of
Biology, Peterborough, ON, Canada K9J 7B8 [mxenopoulos at trentu.ca]
For more information visit: http://people.trentu.ca/mxenopoulos
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