<div dir="ltr"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div style="word-wrap:break-word"><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal"><b>Post-Doctoral Position in Sediment Geochemistry and Stable Isotopes<u></u><u></u></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal">Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh</p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal">A post-doctoral position is available starting September, 2013 to work with Dr. Mark Abbott at the Lake Sediment Geochemistry Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh &ndash; see&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pitt.edu/~mabbott1/climate/mark/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.pitt.edu/~mabbott1/climate/mark/index.html</a>.<span>&nbsp;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal">The candidate is expected to collaborate with ongoing paleolimnological projects reconstructing late-Quaternary paleoclimate and human-landscape interactions using geochemical and stable isotope methods.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Projects typically involve using multiple methods including basic sedimentology, geochronology (<sup>210</sup>Pb and&nbsp;<sup>137</sup>Cs, AMS&nbsp;<sup>14</sup>C), stable isotope geochemistry (carbonate <sup>18</sup>O and <sup>13</sup>C, organic matter <sup>13</sup>C and <sup>15</sup>N), inorganic sediment geochemistry (scanning X-ray Fluorescence, trace metals via ICP-MS), and/or organic geochemistry.<span>&nbsp;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal">The successful candidate should have strong analytical skills and hold a PhD in geology, environmental science or a related field.&nbsp;<span>&nbsp;</span>Documented fieldwork (collecting lake cores) and laboratory experience (explained above) is desirable.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The position is for 1 year with the possibility of extension of up to 3 years and starts as soon as possible.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter, and the names and contact information of 3 references (name, address, email, and phone number) to Dr. Mark Abbott at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:mabbott1@pitt.edu" target="_blank">mabbott1@pitt.edu</a>.<span>&nbsp;</span></p>
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Mark Abbott</div><div>Geology and Planetary Science&nbsp;<span style="white-space:pre-wrap">                </span>phone: <a href="tel:412-624-1408" value="+14126241408" target="_blank">412-624-1408</a></div><div>University of Pittsburgh&nbsp;<span style="white-space:pre-wrap">                                </span>fax: <a href="tel:412-624-3914" value="+14126243914" target="_blank">412-624-3914</a></div>
<div>4107 O&#39;Hara Street&nbsp;<span style="white-space:pre-wrap">                                        </span>email:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:mabbott1@pitt.edu" target="_blank">mabbott1@pitt.edu</a></div><div>Room 200 SRCC Building&nbsp;<span style="white-space:pre-wrap">                        </span>web:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pitt.edu/~mabbott1/climate/mark/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.pitt.edu/~mabbott1/climate/mark/index.html</a></div>
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