Postdoctoral Position - Earth & Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:15


Penn State’s Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral scholar to work on a field and modelling project investigating the use of seismic monitoring and time-lapse electrical resistivity in the critical zone observatory (czo) in central Pennsylvania. The optimal candidate will i) bring expertise in field measurements and modelling of seismic and ERT data; ii) be interested in working in a cross-disciplinary team that includes expertise in soils, geochemistry, geophysics, and microbiology;  iii) have the ability to drive field vehicles to the CZO; and iv) be a strong writer and independent thinker.

The postdoc will be co-supervised by Professors Susan Brantley, Andrew Nyblade and John Regan.  Candidates should include a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information for three references with their applications.

This position requires a PhD in a related field or discipline. This position requires operation of university vehicles. A motor vehicle records check is required in addition to the standard background check. This appointment is for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-appointment for an additional year. Applicants should provide evidence, either woven through their application materials, or as a separate diversity statement, of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and belonging and of engagement which creates an inclusive environment in their department/workplace. 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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