Job Opening

Post-Doctoral Fellow position at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

We are seeking a post-doctoral research associate to study mineral weathering, soil development, and clay mineralogy in forested ecosystems of the Alaskan coastal temperate rainforest. The study is part of a broader investigation of critical zone processes in southeast Alaska focused on the Heen Latinee Experimental Forest.

Postdoctoral position in critical zone modelling within the OZCAR, French Critical Zone Observatory network

Title: Modelling of the Critical Zone within the French Critical Zone Observatories network
Duration of the contract: 1 year (renewable to 2 years)
Starting date of the contract: April 2019
Gross salary: 2400-2600€ per month, according to qualification

Postdoctoral opportunity in water-rock interactions

We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with Dr. Elisabeth Hausrath at UNLV on mineral dissolution experiments with implications for formation of Mars soils.  Responsibilities of the position will include:

Laboratory experiments reacting individual minerals and Mars-analog soils with water
analysis of solutions and reacted and unreacted mineral
Presenting work at conferences and writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals

Two postdoctoral positions in collaborative research with Purdue University and the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin

Dear Colleagues, Two postdoctoral positions are available for collaborative research in - a) soil organic matter dynamics and b) aqueous geochemistry of metals in rivers that is to be conducted in the Arequipa region of Peru.  Purdue University and the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) in Arequipa, Peru have partnered to form the Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water, and the Environment (Nexus Institute), which, over the course of this multi-year, multi-disciplinary partn

Two associate or senior editor positions at Nature Communications

Nature Communications is are hiring two associate or senior editors to join their Earth team to work out of offices in either London, Shanghai, New York, or Berlin. Editorial experience is not required, and while postdoctoral research experience is preferred it is not essential. A thorough understanding of the fundamentals of the subject is key and an interest in areas beyond your speciality is required.

Open positions:

NSF Program Director position in the Hydrologic Sciences Program within NSF EAR

The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidate for a Program Director position in the Hydrologic Sciences (HS) Program, within the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Alexandria, VA.

The job announcement can be found at:

The position is open during: 11/19/2018 to 01/02/2019