[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral opportunity in water-rock interactions

Elisabeth Hausrath elisabeth.hausrath at unlv.edu
Wed Dec 12 15:49:15 MST 2018

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath
at UNLV on mineral dissolution experiments with implications for formation
of Mars soils.  Responsibilities of the position will include:

-          Laboratory experiments reacting individual minerals and
Mars-analog soils with water

-          analysis of solutions and reacted and unreacted mineral

-          Presenting work at conferences and writing manuscripts for
publication in peer-reviewed journals

Desired attributes include significant experience performing mineral
dissolution experiments, a strong geochemical background, and experience
with analytical techniques.  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.  Interested candidates should submit a
cover letter describing research experience and interests, curriculum
vitae, and names and contact information (address, telephone number and
e-mail address) of three professional references to
Elisabeth.Hausrath at unlv.edu.  For information about our ongoing research
programs please see our website here:

Elisabeth M. Hausrath, Ph.D.
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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