[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Position Organic & Stable Isotope (Paleo)Biogeochemistry Lab University of Pittsburgh

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Jun 21 20:20:45 MDT 2016

*Post-Doctoral Position*

A post-doctoral position is available starting September, 2016 to work with
Dr. Mark Abbott and Dr. Josef Werne at the Organic & Stable Isotope
(Paleo)Biogeochemistry Lab in the Department of Geology and Environmental
Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

The successful candidate will collaborate with ongoing projects that
investigate the organic and stable isotope biogeochemical record of
environmental change preserved in aquatic sedimentary systems. Projects
focus on using compound-specific stable isotope techniques on terrestrial
and lacustrine samples from modern through Quaternary timescales in
multiple systems, including Lake Junin, Peru and Lake Chalco, Mexico, among
others in western North America.

Primary duties will include maintaining and troubleshooting laboratory
instrumentation such as GC, GC/MS, and irmGC-MS, extraction, separation,
and analysis of biomarker compounds, and assisting graduate and
undergraduate students in the labs. The successful candidate should have
strong analytical and instrumentation skills and hold a PhD in geochemistry
or a closely related field.

The position is for 1 year with the possibility of extension up to 3 years
and starts as early as September 1, 2016.  Interested candidates should
send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of 3
references (name, address, email, and phone number) to gpsgrad at pitt.edu.

For more information contact Dr. Mark Abbott (mabbott1 at pitt.edu) or Dr.
Josef Werne (jwerne at pitt.edu), or see
http://www.pitt.edu/~mabbott1/climate/mark/index.html and/or

Review of applicants will begin immediately and proceed until the position
is filled.  The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and
diversity.  Women, members of minority groups under-represented in
academia, veterans, and disabled are especially encouraged to apply.
Josef Werne
Associate Professor
Dept. of Geology & Environmental Science
University of Pittsburgh
4107 O'Hara St
SRCC 505
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
jwerne at pitt.edu
ph: 412-624-8775
fax: 412-624-3914
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