Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology

Hi all,
We are hiring for a two-year visitor starting next fall. More details and a link to the ad are below. We are open to pretty much anyone in any subfield of geology.
Visiting Assistant
Professor in Geology – Oberlin College


College: full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and
Sciences, for a term of one year, with an option for a second, beginning in the
fall semester of 2017 and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor
of Geology.


We are
seeking a broadly trained geoscientist whose interests compliment those of the faculty.
The incumbent will teach a total of five courses, including our introductory
course with lab and other courses in their area of expertise. For further
details, go to:
or contact Dennis Hubbard, Department Chair (


Send letter
of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, teaching and research statements
and recommendations from 3 references by March 17, 2017. All application
materials must be submitted electronically. Candidates from underrepresented
groups are encouraged to apply.

[ECOLOG-L] Seasonal position with USGS – Moab, Utah

POSITION: Biological Science Aid
SALARY: GG-0404-03: $12.53
OPEN PERIOD: 2/17/2016 – 2/22/2016 17:00 MST
TYPE OF APPT: Temporary, Not-to-exceed 1039 paid hours.
TOUR OF DUTY: Full-Time, with possible periods of part-time and
intermittent work
LOCATION: Few vacancies, Southwest Biological Science Center,
Canyonlands Research Station, Moab, Utah

applicants, with or without Federal status, may apply and be considered.
Appointment to these positions, however, will not convey permanent
status in the Federal service. Appointment will only be for the duration
of the position, in this case 1039 hours or less. Positions may offer
rehire eligibility for subsequent appointments, provided the employee
has not exceeded 1039 hours of work in a 12-month period and has
achieved an acceptable level of performance. Temporary employees are
covered by the Social Security Retirement System and annual and sick
leave will be accrued; and employees are eligible for health insurance

The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that the duties of this
position are not suitable for telework.

The USGS is recruiting for a biological technician to assist with field
work, lab work, and data entry on a range of dryland ecological
investigations. The position will be located in the USGS offices in
Moab, UT. Moab is a small town offering a variety of outdoor
adventures, and more information about Moab can be found at
Description of Duties: Incumbent will perform laboratory and field work.
This position is in the Canyonlands Research Station, Moab, Utah. Work
is performed over a wide geographic area requiring overnight trips (15-
20 nights during the busiest seasons usually in April/May and Sep/Oct)
and possibility of work in remote areas. Incumbent participates in a
research program focusing on the ecology and physiology of plants and
biological soil crusts, the effects of experimental drought on desert
ecosystems, soil science, plant-soil interactions, invasive plants, and
other pressing issues in desert ecosystems. Course work in botany, plant
physiology, range science, and soil science is optimal. Incumbent will
perform routine laboratory and field work. Duties include long days of
collecting field data under extreme conditions, processing vegetation
and soil samples for chemical and physical analysis, use of complicated
scientific instrumentation, and use of excel and/or access for data
entry and summary.

Conducts field sampling of vegetation and soils of the Colorado Plateau
with accuracy and precision specialized techniques at pre-selected study
sites under supervision of field crew leader.
Prepares samples and performs laboratory analysis of plant and soil
samples to determine specific chemical, physical, and/or biological
characteristics under supervision of a project lead.
Enters data on a Windows-based computer using spreadsheets.
Knowledge of processes, methods & procedures of biological science;
knowledge of routine field data collection procedures; skill in
operation, maintenance, and servicing of biological recording and
measuring instruments; knowledge of procedures utilized in a biological

Work is physically demanding and may involve moderate or sometimes
extreme exposure to discomforts of rain, cold/hot weather, etc. A pre-
employment physical is required.

QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for a GG-3 you need three (3) months of field
party experience OR one (1) year of sub-professional experience OR six
(6) months of college with courses related to the field of employment.
Six months of college is equivalent to 15 semester hours in any
combination of courses such as biological, physical science,
engineering, or math. Sub-professional experience consists of working as
a technician or aid in a laboratory or similar environment.
Field Survey Party — Experience with a field survey party includes
activity associated with making and recording geologic, hydrologic,
biologic, or topographic field observations; collecting geologic,
biological, or water samples for laboratory analysis; applying accepted
data collection techniques and methods in the performance of field work
in support of scientific investigations; and using a variety of
surveying instruments and electronic or mechanical instrumentation in
the making and recording of field measurements and observations designed
to collect data for physical/ biological science investigations. Only
time actually spent in the field can be credited when qualifying
individuals under the field party experience option.
Sub-professional Experience — Sub-professional experience is defined as
technical work performed in support of field or laboratory
investigations relating to the biological sciences, physical sciences,
or closely related disciplines which provided basic knowledge or skills
in gathering, recording, and assembling scientific or engineering data;
using scientific instruments to measure angles, degrees, weights,
strengths, intensities, etc.; setting up and operating test apparatus,
and manipulating quantitative data. Experience may include assisting
professional employees with such duties as calibrating and operating
measuring instruments mixing solutions, making chemical analyses,
setting up and operating test apparatus, and compiling and processing
scientific data. Experience as a laboratory mechanic or in a trade or
craft may be credited as experience when the work was performed in close
association with physical or biological scientists or other technical
personnel and provided a good working knowledge of appropriate
scientific principles, methods, and techniques.
Professional Experience — Professional work experience in the physical
and biological sciences may be credited in lieu of or in conjunction
with sub-professional experience as defined above.
If you are qualifying based in whole or part on education, you are
required to provide all unofficial transcripts (undergraduate, graduate,
etc) or list of course work, which includes semester hours earned and
grade received, by the closing date of this announcement or you will be
disqualified from further consideration. This proof may be faxed,
emailed or hand delivered to the point of contact listed in the “How to
Apply” section of this announcement.

Please ensure that all documentation is legible. If you are currently
employed by the Federal government in the same occupational series as
the advertised position, you are not required to submit transcripts at
this time.

Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United
States may be used to meet the above requirements. You must provide
acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to
that received in an accredited educational institution in the United
States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated,
visit: http://www.

BASIS OF EVALUATION: Applicants will not be rated or ranked. All
applicants that meet the basic eligibility and qualification
requirements of the position will be referred to the selecting official
in preference eligible order. Applicants must meet all qualifications
and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

A background investigation will be required for this position.
Continued employment will be subject to the applicant’s successful
completion of a background security investigation and favorable
adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be
grounds for termination.

A pre-employment physical is required.

Applicants for this position must meet the following requirements: (I)
possession of a valid State driver’s license, and (2) possess a safe
driving record. If selected, you will be required to provide a proof of
a valid State License and a copy of your driving record. Familiarity
with 4WD vehicles is desirable.

Temporary appointees expected to work at least 130 hours per month for
at least 90 days will be eligible to enroll in a Federal Employee Health
Benefits (FEHB) plan. Individuals eligible under this rule receive the
full government contribution to their premiums regardless of work
schedule and will also be eligible to participate in the Flexible
Spending Accounts and Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program.
Temporary appointees are not covered by the Federal Employee Retirement
System and are ineligible for Federal life, dental, or vision insurance.
Please visit for more

HOW TO APPLY: Carefully read all information and instructions. It is
the responsibility of the applicant to ensure the application is
completed. The personnel office will not be responsible for soliciting
additional information from applicants or from official personnel
records, but will consider individuals based on their applications as
Applications must be received by the closing date of the announcement to
be considered. If you are e-mailing applications, supporting materials
such as transcripts not available electronically, can be faxed
separately or mailed under separate cover but must arrive by 5:00p.m. of
the day following the closing date of the announcement (not including
Saturdays, Sundays, or government holidays), and must include the
announcement number of the job for which you are applying.

* Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is defined as information
which can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, such
as their name, social security number, biometric records, etc. alone, or
when combined with other personal or identifying information which is
linked or linkable to a specific individual, such as date and place of
birth, mother’s maiden name, etc. Please ensure that yon have removed
all Personally Identifiable Information from all documents prior to
submitting or uploading your application material.

If you are claiming veterans’ preference you must submit a copy of your
DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, by the
closing date of this announcement. If you are currently on active
military duty, you must provide documentation (e.g., campaign document,
award citation, etc.), that verifies entitlement to veterans preference
and that your character of military service is honorable. If you are
claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, in addition to the DD-214, you
must submit documentation that supports your claim (e.g., an official
statement from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of
the Armed Forces certifying the existence of a service-connected
disability; or receipt of a Purple Heart). If you fail to submit any of
the required documentation, you will not be granted veterans preference.
Additional information on veterans’ preference can be found in the Vet

Canyonlands Research Station
U.S. Geological Survey
Moab, UT 84532
Tele: 435.719.2347
Fax: 435.719.2350

The following must be included in your application form:

• Announcement number, title, and grade(s) of the job for which you are

• Full name, mailing address (with zip code), email, day and evening
phone numbers (with area code)
• Country of Citizenship
• Veterans preference (with supporting documentation, DD-214)
• Highest Federal civilian grade held (also give job series and dates

• High school (name, address, including zip code if known)
• Colleges and universities (address including zip code if known)
Majors, Type and year of any degrees received (if no degree, show total
credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours)
• Send a copy of your college transcripts or list of college courses
completed. Specify title of course, semester or quarter hours earned
for each course, date completed, grade earned.

Give the following information on your paid and non-paid work experience
related to the job for which you are applying (do not send job
• Job Title (include series and grade if Federal job)
• Duties and Accomplishments
• Employers name and address
• Supervisors name and phone number
• Starting and ending dates with Month and Year (Example: Feb 2001 thru
Jan 2002)
• Hours worked per week (e.g., 40 hr/wk, 20 hr/wk, etc.)
• Salary
• Indicate if we may contact your current supervisor

• Job-related training courses (title, length, date taken)
• Job-related skills (other languages, computer software/hardware,
tools, machinery, typing speed, first aid, etc)
• Job related certificates and licenses (current only)
• Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments (IE,
publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership
activities, public speaking, and performance awards). Give details but
do not send documents unless requested.


Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Applicants who include vulgar, offensive, or inappropriate language or
information in their application package will be ineligible for further
consideration for this position.

Under Executive Order 11935, only United States citizens and nationals
(residents of American Samoa and Swains Island) may compete for civil
service jobs. Agencies are permitted to hire non-citizens only in very
limited circumstances where there are no qualified citizens available
for the position. USGS employees are subject to Title 43, USC Section
(a) have any persona, private, direct or indirect interest in lands or
mineral wealth of lands under survey; (b) have any substantial personal,
private, direct or indirect interests in any private mining or mineral
enterprise doing business with the United States; or (c) execute surveys
or examinations for private parties or corporations.

The application contains information subject to the Privacy Act (P.L.
93-579, 5 USC 552a). The information is used to determine
qualifications for employment, and is authorized under Title 5, USC,
Section 3302 and 3361.


[ECOLOG-L] Postdoc: Groundwater Ecohydrology with DHS in Reno

An opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow,
Groundwater Ecohydrology with DHS in Reno has been posted to
This position is open to DRI and the public, to ensure full
consideration all applications should be received by March 16,


Attached is a flyer for the position that can
be sent to colleagues, listservs or potential applicants that
you may know of.  It is in our best interests to attract as
large and diverse a pool of applicants as possible; simply
posting ads in various places and waiting for people to apply
may not be sufficient. If you need color copies for a meeting or
conference you are attending, please let me know and HR will get
those together for you.


Thank you all very much for your help!


Joanne Huston, SPHR, CEBS

Desert Research Institute

Human Resource Generalist

755 E Flamingo Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89119

Ph:  702-862-5548

Fax:  702-862-5557


[ECOLOG-L] Job: Virginia Tech Director School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Director of the School of Plant and Environmental Science at Virginia Tech

are invited for the position of Founding Director of the School of Plant and
Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at
Virginia Tech. Moving through final approval stages, the School of Plant and
Environmental Sciences will be a national and international leader for
improving human well-being and quality of life through learning, discovery and
engagement in plant and environmental sciences. The School’s faculty will
integrate fundamental discovery as well as applied science to enhance plant and
soil health, protect water resources and quality, improve food security, design
intelligent human landscapes, and promote environmental stewardship. The School
will integrate three outstanding departments that share certain mission
elements: Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Horticulture, and Plant
Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science. These units already share
cross-cutting interdisciplinary research, and will be further connected through
undergraduate curricula and linked graduate programs, as well as through
statewide research, Extension and Outreach activities. The School will
initially consist of 86 affiliated faculty, 64 staff, and over 100 graduate
students, and will have over $8 M in annual research expenditures. The School
will provide an unparalleled opportunity for interdisciplinary research in the
food, energy, water nexus as part of a new University focus on Global Systems

The director will provide
leadership for the design and implementation of the curricula, infrastructure,
and new hires for the School. The responsibilities of the Director will be to provide
strategic leadership and vision for the School, effectively oversee
administrative, fiscal and human resource matters, advocate with external
stakeholders, and pursue development opportunities. In addition to those core
responsibilities, the Director will actively conduct impactful scholarship
within the School’s mission. The individual will be hired at full Professor
rank, with the expectation of tenure.

Applicants must apply
online (, use posting # TR0170012).  When applying for this position, please
include in the online application a Curriculum vitae, a
cover letter summarizing leadership philosophy and vision for the position,
along with the names of three references who may be contacted. Inquiries concerning the position or application process should be directed to Dr. Glenda Gillaspy (  Applications received by March 15, 2017, will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Glenda Gillaspy

Professor and Head, Biochemistry

Virginia Tech

[ECOLOG-L] Tier II Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Environmental Change in Cold Regions

Tier II Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Environmental Change in Cold Regions

Wilfrid Laurier University

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2017-02-15
Advertised until: 2017-03-17

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Remote Sensing of Environmental Change in Cold Regions subject to budgetary and CRC approval. This is a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin as soon as the CRC approval is received. Laurier is a leader in cold regions research with broad, multidisciplinary expertise in this area.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential to develop an externally funded, world-class research program in an area related to remote sensing of environmental change in cold regions. The successful candidate will have the ability to apply cutting-edge, high resolution remote sensing methods and technologies to advance scientific and public understanding of environmental change. The candidate should also possess the necessary technical background to develop new analytic tools and methodologies. Additionally, the candidate should have experience collaborating in interdisciplinary environmental research and be expected to engage with both natural and social scientists to maximize research impact, policy development, and knowledge mobilization.

The candidate is expected to have demonstrated teaching proficiency, and be able to significantly complement the teaching strengths of the GES department in geomatics and environmental science. The candidate will also be strongly committed to mentorship and supervision of senior undergraduate students and graduate students as part of the Waterloo-Laurier Graduate Program in Geography.

The CRC will be expected to actively participate in the recently launched Canada First Research Excellence Fund program: Global Water Futures: Solutions to Water Threats in an Era of Global Change. This program will provide exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and provide direct support to the CRC. The CRC will also have the opportunity to use the shared analytical laboratory facilities at the Centre for Cold Regions Water Science (CCRWS), a research facility containing extensive equipment for field- and lab-based in hydrology, biogeochemistry, molecular biology, computer modelling and aquatic testing. The CRC will also have access to Laurier’s Changing Arctic Network living laboratories infrastructure throughout the Northwest Territories.

Laurier is a global leader in Cold Regions Research with broad, multi-disciplinary expertise throughout the institution. The Department of GES is in the Faculty of Arts, and is committed to building collaborative interdisciplinary research partnerships to address complex and diverse issues. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Environmental Studies (BA), Geography (BA & BSc), Geography and Geomatics (BSc), collaborates with the Faculty of Science in offering Applied Water Science (BSc) and Environmental Science (BSc), and is home to one of North America’s largest graduate Geography programs offering MSc, MA, MES and PhD degrees. The department actively participates in CCRWS, the Laurier Institute for Water Science (LIWS), and the Balsillie School for International Affairs.

Tier II CRC’s are intended for exceptional emerging scholars who were granted their PhD less than 10 years prior at the time of nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist including maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a CRC Tier II assessed through the program’s Tier II Justification Process.

Applicants should have a PhD in Geography, Environmental Science, Earth Science, or a related field. Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their research and teaching interest, a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, digital copies of up to five recent papers, and contact details for three referees to:

Dr. Sean Doherty, Chair
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L 3C5

Submission of a single PDF file via email is preferred. Applications will be reviewed starting on March 1, 2017. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to participate in the preparation of a CRC nomination package for submission in October 2017.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Employment and Social Development Canada and the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. Richard Nemesvari ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at:

To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at 519-884-0710 ext. 3361 or at

[Caglist] University of Northern British Columbia – Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Geomatics

University of Northern British ColumbiaGeography ProgramTenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in
Environmental Geomatics
The University of Northern British Columbia’s Geography program
invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of
Environmental Geomatics at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor. For more information on the Geography Program and Prince
George / northern BC, please visit and respectively.
The anticipated start date for the position is 1 July, 2017,
though a later start date is negotiable.
Ranked as Canada’s best small university, the University of
Northern British Columbia is a research-intensive university with
an enrollment of approximately 4,000 students in more than 40
undergraduate and graduate academic programs. UNBC offers a modern
and attractive campus, and a wonderful setting in the heart of
British Columbia.
We seek an outstanding individual who can develop an externally
funded long-term research program that will enhance the capacity
of geomatics research and teaching at UNBC. Specifically, we seek
a candidate who develops innovative geospatial technologies in
their environmental research. We are especially interested in
candidates who participate in interdisciplinary research at a
university with an integrated structure.
Applicants for this position must hold a PhD in Geomatics,
Physical Geography, Earth or Environmental Sciences or a
closely-related field. Successful candidates will have a strong
publication record, demonstrated success or strong potential to
secure external research grants, and must present evidence of
excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate
Accelerated resource development in Canada’s north coupled with
rapid climate change, for example, requires geomatics specialists
who also understand environmental processes. This position will
support the BSc program in Geography and the interdisciplinary
approaches used in the undergraduate and graduate programs. This
position will build on existing geomatic resources and add
important new capabilities in spatial technologies which would
support a broad range of other academic units within the
University, as well as support local technology companies by
providing trained students as interns, co-op placements, and
ultimately graduate students from UNBC.
The UNBC GIS Lab is already a key asset to UNBC and our northern
BC community. The successful candidate will have the opportunity
to help create and grow a Geomatics Hub at UNBC that will help
foster innovation and technological advancements in geomatics.
Geography now seeks to develop a Geomatics Hub that fosters
innovation and technological advancements in Geomatics. The
concept of an interdisciplinary Geomatics Hub brings research and
teaching interests together with a critical mass of businesses,
governmental and non-governmental agencies, First Nations
communities, and other practitioners within the local and regional
geomatics community. UNBC is equipped with significant research
facilities and infrastructure for the physical and social
sciences. UNBC has existing collaborative links with local
geospatial companies, houses a high-performance computing
infrastructure, and owns an airborne LiDAR system.
UNBC provides broad support for faculty to develop their research
and teaching capabilities, a strong mandate for growth, a modern
and comprehensive campus, and a distinctive quality of life in
north-central British Columbia. The University has a mandate to
serve the northern two-thirds of the province and enjoys strong
community connections.
Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and
the names and addresses of three references (including telephone,
fax, and email information) quoting competition FAGE05-17-CGA to:

The Office of the Provost
University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9
Fax: (250) 960-5791.
Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Catherine Nolin, Chair of
Geography, at Telephone: (250)960-5875, Email: Electronic submissions can be forwarded
to: .
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The
University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment
equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples,
persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
Applications received on or before March 31, 2017, will receive
full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until
the position is filled.

[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure Track Position – Soil Scientist – University of Winnipeg

Tenure Track Position – Soil Scientist – University of Winnipeg



The Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Physical Geography at the time of appointment,
with a strong teaching research focus on soil science.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred, as is demonstrated teaching experience and effectiveness.

Please note the fast approaching closing date of Wednesday February 22, 2017. See attached for the full posting.




[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Scholars – Physical, Atmospheric, or Analytical Chemistry, Univ. of CA – Irvine Scholars – Physical, Atmospheric, or
Analytical Chemistry


Open July 27th, 2016
through June 30th, 2017

If you
apply to this recruitment by June 30th, 2017, you will have
until July 7th, 2017 to complete your application.


of Physical Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Position: Postdoctoral Scholars – Physical, Atmospheric, or
Analytical Chemistry (JPF03634)

Department of Chemistry anticipates openings for Postdoctoral
Scholars. Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D.
graduates with backgrounds in Physical, Atmospheric, or
Analytical Chemistry or a related field (degree date of 2013
or later). Salary is commensurate with experience.

apply online at a cover letter
that also describes your immediate and long-term research
goals, a curriculum vitae including publications list, and
names for three letters of reference (please do not solicit

University of California, Irvine is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive
excellence. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other
protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination


Irvine, CA


information about this recruitment:



Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

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of Research (Optional)

of Teaching (Optional)

of Contributions to Diversity – Statement addressing how
past and/or potential contributions to diversity will
advance UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive
Excellence. (Optional)

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[ES_JOBS_NET] Post Doc – Atmospheric Science, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Post Doc – Atmospheric Science   

Job ID 830Date posted 10/15/2016

Brookhaven National Laboratory is
a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S.
Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center
of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class
facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important
questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our
universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We
operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in
physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a
wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory’s almost
3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each
year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the
world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes,
stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries
from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in
between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven
Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation
for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook
University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and
technology organization.

Organizational OverviewThe successful candidate will
join the Aerosol Group in the Environmental & Climate
Sciences Department of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).
The aerosol research at BNL focuses on the key processes that
control the size distribution, chemical composition, and
radiative and cloud droplet activation properties of
atmospheric aerosols.

Position Description

The Environmental
& Climate Sciences Department at Brookhaven National
Laboratory invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research
Associate position.  The research will focus on the processes
that drive the properties of marine boundary layer aerosol in an
upcoming field campaign in the Azores
Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. The initial appointment
will be one year, with annual renewal contingent upon
satisfactory performance. Research under the direction of Dr.
Jian Wang.

Position Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and

• Ph.D. in atmospheric
science, engineering, or a closely related field (if not already
graduated, then must be expected by May 2017).
• Background in aerosol research and demonstrated experimental
• Demonstrated commitment to publication of results  Preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Verbal and written
communication skills, able to converse with clarity verbally and
in writing. 
• Previous experience with field measurements 
• Demonstrated skills in complex data analysis 
• Demonstrated skills in instrument development 
BNL Policy requires that research associate appointments be made
to individuals who have received their doctorate within the past
five years.

At Brookhaven National
Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits
program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation
employees receive.  Our benefits program includes but is not
limited to:

•Medical Plans 
•Dental Plans 
•Life Insurance 
•401(k) Plan

•On site Child
Development Center, Swimming Pool, Weight room Tennis Courts,
and many other employee perks and benefits

We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for
employment. To be considered for this position, please apply
online at BNL Careers and enter the job
title into the Keyword Search. 
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity
employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants
receive consideration for employment and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class. 
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to
advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women,
protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 
*VEVRAA Federal Contractor

[ES_JOBS_NET] Isotope Specialist – Lab Manager, Purdue University

Isotope Specialist-Purdue University. (Job Number:  1700087)


Position Description:

Purdue University is
currently searching for an experienced individual familiar
with isotope ratio mass spectrometry for a full time position.
The person chosen for the position will be, along with
existing lab managerial staff, responsible for the operation
and maintenance of four gas source isotope ratio mass
spectrometers including peripherals such as a gas
chromatographic system, an elemental analyzer, dissolved
carbon analyzer, and a thermo-chemical pyrolysis elemental
analyzer, and two laser spectroscopy isotope analyzers. 


These instruments and the
associated laboratory is operated as a research and recharge
facility within the Purdue Stable Isotope (PSI) Research Lab
housed within the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and
Planetary Sciences (
This facility primarily supports the research of professors
Tim Filley, Greg Michalski, and Lisa Welp.  The successful
applicant will work with faculty, graduate students, and
postdocs. The successful applicant must have 2+ years of hands
on experience with stable isotope instrumentation and
experience supervising student lab assistants. The successful applicant will assist users of
these instruments, conduct routine functions in support of lab
quality assurance efforts, coordinate the daily operation of
the facility, coordinate and analyze samples.  The successful
applicant will also maintain and evaluate data for internal
and external collaborators and develop and implement standard
methods for data standardization and reduction.


Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in science
in the fields of earth science, ecology, chemistry, or
environmental science is required.

• A Master’s or Ph.D. in the
fields of earth science, ecology, chemistry, or environmental
science with an
emphasis on stable isotope measurements is preferred.

• A minimum of at least 2
years of isotope measurement and data analysis experience

• Experience with quantitative data analysis
and management skills, fluency with PC operating systems and
preferably with database software such as Microsoft Access.
Strong organizational and communication skills to report
analysis and operation findings.

• Advanced knowledge of and
experience in the operation and maintenance of gas source
isotope ratio mass spectrometers with peripherals that include
a gas chromatographic system and an elemental analyzer.

• Interpersonal and
management leadership skills to help maintain a positive
working environment with students, faculty and staff is



Additional Information:

•   Valid Driver’s License.

•   Purdue will not sponsor an
employment related visa for this position.

•   A background check will be
required for employment.

•   FLSA Exempt (Not Eligible for

•   Retirement Eligibility: Defined
Contribution Waiting Period.

•   Purdue University is an EOE/AA
employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to


For inquiries about the
PSI Lab or additional details about the position please

Timothy Filley 

Department of Earth,
Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN 47906



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