[ES_JOBS_NET] Geomicrobiology postdoc position at UNLV

Elisabeth Hausrath elisabeth.hausrath at unlv.edu
Wed Mar 29 20:16:19 MDT 2017

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath
at UNLV on snow algae-microorganism-mineral interactions and astrobiology
education and public outreach.  Responsibilities of the position will

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

-          Laboratory 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

-          Curriculum development of astrobiological materials and
education and outreach in the local school system

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.  For more information please see our website
here:  http://faculty.unlv.edu/hausrath/index.htm or contact
Elisabeth.Hausrath at unlv.edu.

Dr. Elisabeth M. Hausrath
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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