[ES_JOBS_NET] postdoctoral research fellowship at UNM

Marcy Litvak mlitvak at unm.edu
Thu Mar 24 11:09:56 MDT 2016

Hi everyone,
Please see ad below for new postdoc position at UNM.  Any questions, please
let me know!


*Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Ecosystem Ecology (posted March 24,

A post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Ecosystem Ecology is available at
the University of New Mexico.  The successful applicant will contribute to
the success of a project recently funded by NSF to explore how pinyon pine
mortality in the Southwest alters ecosystem water balance and the future
trajectory of these woodlands.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in
experimental field ecological research and must be comfortable working in a
field setting for extended periods as part of a collaborative team with
other researchers.

*Required qualifications:* Ph.D., at time of appointment, in Plant
Physiological Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology, Earth System Science, Forest
Hydrology, or a related field.  Excellent mathematical and spoken and
written English language skills required.  Knowledge and understanding of
plant physiological processes and soil moisture dynamics is preferred and
experience with hydrologic partitioning in arid-land ecosystems is a plus.
Preferred qualifications: Experience measuring or modeling sap flux, soil
water dynamics, and/or mechanistic modeling of plant physiological
processes, especially in regard to plant and soil hydraulic function and
site hydrology, and experience with: field or laboratory manipulations of
plant- soil systems, modeling and large datasets, and fluency in an
analysis environment such as R, Matlab, or Python.

*Inquiries and applications* (cover letter, CV, and the names and contact
information for a minimum of 3 references) should be directed to Dr. Marcy
Litvak (mlitvak at unm.edu) or Dr. William Pockman (pockman at unm.edu).
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Ability to
start by June 2016 strongly preferred.

Marcy Litvak
Associate Professor
Biology Department          505-277-5580 work
University of New Mexico    505-277-0304 fax
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