[ECOLOG-L] Post-doc in soil biogeochemistry

Post-doctoral Researcher in Soil Microbial Ecology & Biogeochemistry


A post-doctoral position is now available in the Ecology Center and the Department of Biology at Utah State University, Logan, UT.  The successful candidate will contribute to a project examining how soil microbial growth efficiencies are influenced by drought in agro-ecosystems.  Minimum qualifications include: a PhD in biogeochemistry, soil science, microbial ecology, or a related field; excellent written and oral communication skills; good quantitative skills; evidence of research productivity demonstrated by publications in quality peer-reviewed journals; and the ability to work closely with others and independently at field sites. Additional background in analytical chemistry and stable isotope techniques is preferred. Utah State University is located within the beautiful mountain ranges of the Cache Valley in Northeastern Utah. The area provides a wealth of recreational possibilities, a high quality of life, and an affordable cost of living.  The position is for a minimum of two years with the possibility of extension as funds allow. Salary range is $45,000 to $48,000 per year plus a generous benefits package. To apply go to https://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2134. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information contact John Stark (john.stark@usu.edu).



John M. Stark
Department of Biology
Utah State University
Logan, UT  84322-5305

Phone:     (435) 797-3518   FAX: 797-1575
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