Seeking postdoctoral scholar in coastal margins carbon flux

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 08:15

The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to work with members of the Coastal Rainforest Margins Research Network to develop a regional carbon flux model for the north Pacific temperate rainforest region. The position will be located in Juneau, Alaska, with opportunity to travel and work with team members at other institutions as needed. To view the job posting and to apply, click here. For more information, contact Allison Bidlack.

This position is a one-year term, benefit-eligible position with a chance for renewal. All applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field (e.g., hydrology, bio-geochemistry, environmental science). The best candidate will have a background in hydrology and aquatic bio geochemistry, and will also have basic computational skills including:

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as R and/or Matlab
  • Programming experience for processing and analyzing data, running analytic models, and plotting results
  • Experience using ArcGIS to visualize geo-spatial data
  • Experience successfully working with people of diverse cultural and ethnic background is preferred

The postdoc will work with Allison Bidlack (PI) and members of the interdisciplinary CRMRN team, including David Butman (University of Washington), Suzanne Tank (University of Alberta), Eran Hood (UAS), and Bill Floyd (Vancouver Island University). The position will be located in Juneau, Alaska, with opportunity to travel and work with team members at other institutions in the US and Canada as needed.

To view the job posting and to apply, click here. For more information, contact Allison Bidlack.

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