[ECOLOG-L] Job: Assistant Professor Soil Mineralogy (carbon sequestration)

The School of Environment and Natural Resources in the College of Food,
Agricultural and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University is
seeking an individual with research and teaching interests in pure and
applied soil and environmental mineralogy.

Research emphasis on bio-based and solid-earth based material science
regarding organic and inorganic C, and organometallic speciation in soils
and terrestrial environmental media. Expertise in traditional soil
mineralogical techniques, and advanced molecular scale micro-analytical
mineralogy and spectroscopy is desirable. We are especially interested in
individuals capable of interfacing with faculty having core interests in
other disciplines including natural resource sciences.

The incumbent is expected to develop an internationally recognized research
and teaching program. Specific expectations and responsibilities include
development an externally-funded, nationally recognized research program in
soil science and novel materials for soil carbon capture and preservation.

This will be a full time, 9 month, tenure-track appointment. The incumbent
will be engaged in the Discovery Themes program on Sustainable and Resilient
Economy (http://ift.tt/1U7r5MX).

The deadline for applications is October 26, 2015
More information available here:
http://ift.tt/1Shq4o0
To discuss this position contact Nicholas Basta, Search Committee Chair, at
basta.4 [at] osu.edu

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