[ES_JOBS_NET] UC Merced, Re: Isotope (Bio)Geo or Eco faculty position

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe aaberhe at ucmerced.edu
Tue Oct 4 11:14:20 MDT 2016

Hello and Greetings,

We are seeking to fill an open rank faculty position in Stable Isotope
(Bio)Geochemistry or Ecology at the University of California, Merced (see
description below and attached file).

I can answer any questions that interested candidates have in this respect.


Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
Associate Professor, Soil Biogeochemistry

Life and Environmental Sciences
University of California, Merced

Office phone: (209) 228-4712
E-mail: AABerhe at UCMerced.edu
Web: http://www.aaberhe.com


*Open Rank Faculty Position in Stable Isotope (Bio)geochemistry or Ecology*
School of Natural Sciences - Life And Environmental Sciences
Job #JPF00398

Open September 26th, 2016 through June 30th, 2017

Open Rank Faculty position in Stable Isotope (Bio)Geochemistry or Ecology
Schools of Natural Sciences

The University of California Merced invites applications for an open rank
faculty position in stable isotope (bio)geochemistry or ecology. Successful
candidates should have a record of accomplishment including a productive
and nationally/internationally visible research program in stable isotope
(bio)geochemistry or ecology. We will consider candidates in a broad range
of research areas, including but not limited to: geosciences, biological
sciences, and chemistry. We particularly welcome candidates with
established records in stable isotope research and development of
applications that have led to significant scientific advancements across a
range of environmental science disciplines.

The successful candidate must have a strong publication record and have
demonstrated the potential to develop and support an independent,
innovative research program and to engage in interdisciplinary
collaboration with life, earth, and environmental scientists across the
University of California, Merced community. Applicants must be able to
teach and train students effectively at both graduate and undergraduate

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct a recently
established light stable isotope laboratory that includes two ThermoFisher
Delta V Plus isotope ratio mass spectrometers, each with Conflo IV
interfaces, and collectors for CNHOS isotopes; and peripheral devices
including a TCEA and a GC Isolink with RSH autosampler equipped for CNH
isotope measurements, along with a Costech elemental analyzer with a zero
blank autosampler. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the
Life and Environmental Sciences Unit, in the School of Natural Sciences at
UC Merced.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a field relevant to the topics of interest
indicated above is required by the start date. In addition, preferred
candidates will have broad interests, a record of research excellence and
creativity, and the potential for interdisciplinary collaboration.

*Deadline: Position will remain open till filled; consideration of
applications will start on January 1, 2017*

Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and UC academic salary

The University of California, Merced is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement
of diversity among its faculty, students and staff. The University is
supportive of dual career couples.

For more information, please contact chair, Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
at aaberhe at ucmerced.edu.

Curriculum Vitae; Cover Letter; Statement of Research; Statement of
Teaching; Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Statement addressing
past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research,
teaching, and/or service); and names and contact information for three

For more details and to submit applications visit https://aprecruit.ucmerc
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