[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Scholar position at UNLV in geomicrobiology

Elisabeth Hausrath elisabeth.hausrath at unlv.edu
Fri Oct 23 13:19:23 MDT 2015

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath
at UNLV on algae-microorganism-mineral interactions.  Responsibilities of
the position will include:

-          Sampling in remote field environments of mineral, snow, algae,
and bacteria,

-          Analysis of collected biological and geologic samples

-          Growth experiments of snow algae and microorganisms in the
presence of minerals

-          Presenting work at conferences and writing manuscripts for
publication in peer-reviewed journals

Desired attributes include significant experience performing laboratory and
field work, a strong geochemical and microbiological background, and
experience with fine scale analytical techniques, with experience with
synchrotron techniques a plus. The ideal candidate will also have strong
critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills, with the
ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Requirements
include a PhD at the time of appointment.  The successful candidate will
receive mentoring in scientific skills, manuscript and proposal writing,
teaching, and other career skills.  Competitive salary and benefits.  For
information about our ongoing research programs please see our website
here:  http://faculty.unlv.edu/hausrath/index.htm.

To apply, please submit by December 18, 2015: a cover letter describing
research experience and interests, a detailed CV listing qualifications and
experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least
three professional references who may be contacted. Materials should be
addressed to Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath, postdoctoral mentor, and are to be
submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu.  For
assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment
Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry at unlv.edu.

Elisabeth M. Hausrath, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Geoscience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
(702) 895-1134
Elisabeth.Hausrath at unlv.edu
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