[ES_JOBS_NET] Post Doctoral Position: Characterization of DOM in permafrost watersheds

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at geography.wisc.edu
Sat Sep 19 13:37:41 MDT 2015

*Post-Doctoral Fellow Position, Characterization of dissolved organic
matter in permafrost watersheds,* Geography and Planning, Queen’s University

The research will involve the use of optical and chemical methods to
characterize the content and nature of dissolved organic matter in surface
water, soils and permafrost as extracted from cores collected from sites
across the Canadian Arctic.   The work will require laboratory analyses be
conducted in the FaBRECC lab (http://geog.queensu.ca/Lafreniere/index.htm)
at Queen’s university for approximately the first half of the appointment
followed by data analyses and interpretation. It is expected that this work
would result in at least one publication submitted within the term of the
appointment. The position will also afford the successful applicant the
opportunity to participate in other research endeavors and to assist in
supervision and training of students in laboratory according to their
interests and qualifications.    The position would be under the
supervision of Dr. Melissa Lafrenière, Department of Geography and Planning

*Remuneration:*         $40,000 per year.

*Start Date and Duration of Appointment:*           October 15st, 2015 or
before if possible.  1 year duration, possibility of extension

*Required Qualifications:*   PhD in a relevant discipline and analytical
experience with water quality analyses, preferably in the quantification
and characterization of dissolved organic matter.  Strong record of
publication in peer reviewed literature.

*Required Documentation:*    Please submit a cover letter including a
statement of your current and prospective research interests, a CV, and the
names of three referees.  Applications will be reviewed and considered
until September 28th,2015.

*Application Procedure:     *Please submit your application via email to
Melissa.lafreniere at queensu.ca

<Melissa.lafreniere at queensu.ca>

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY: The University invites applications from all qualified
candidates. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the
workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,
Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual
orientation or gender identity.
Melissa Lafrenière
Associate Professor
Department of Geography and Planning
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Rm D124
Queen's University
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

email: melissa.lafreniere at queensu.ca
Tel: (613) 533-6000 x78720 <(613)%20533-6000;78720>
Lab: (613) 533-6000x78809 <(613)%20533-6000;78809>
Fax: (613) 533-6122 <(613)%20533-6122>


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