[Grad-postdoc-assn] Research Scientist/Postdoc Opportunity - carbon cycling in thawing permafrost peatlands
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Tue Nov 29 08:55:19 MST 2016
*Research Scientist Opportunity - **carbon cycling in thawing permafrost
The University of New Hampshire has a Research Scientist II (or
Postdoctoral Researcher) opening for a DOE-funded project. The successful
candidate will be located in Berkeley, California at the Lawrence Berkeley
National Laboratory (LBNL), but will work with project members at multiple
institutions on this multi-disciplinary project. The project focuses on
the carbon cycle in thawing permafrost peatlands, related plant and
microbial processes, and climate feedbacks. The position calls for
expertise in numerical methods for land-surface modeling; uncertainty
quantification; parameter estimation; and microbial biochemistry, abiotic,
and plant processes and interactions.
The successful candidate may focus on several relevant processes,
questions, and scales, related to coupled hydrological and biogeochemical
dynamics, nutrient and carbon interactions, plant and microbe interactions,
and climate feedbacks. We are also interested in developing methods to
evaluate, against observations, process-level and emergent model responses,
and in developing model benchmarking approaches.
*Essential Qualifications: *• Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline;
• Graduate Student or Postdoctoral research experience in ecosystem
modeling, with specific modeling skills in coupled hydrological,
biogeochemical, and atmospheric processes;
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including scientific
writing and presentation skills;
• Ability to develop, test, run, and analyze multi-scale coupled
hydrological and biogeochemical cycle models;
• Good knowledge of site- to watershed-scale hydrological and
• Ability to work collaboratively in a modeling group.
To apply, go to this web page: http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/24384
For more information on the position, please contact William Riley (
wjriley at lbl.gov).
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal
Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to
creating an environment that values and supports diversity and
inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications
from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The
University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by
members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the U.S.
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