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

UNLV Geoscience MS and PhD opportunities

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Geoscience Department is seeking applicants for its MS and PhD programs for Fall of 2019.  Applications are due February 1, 2019.  More information can be found here about the department:  and the admissions process:

Join a global-scale study of river corridors while advancing your research program with free data and novel instrumentation.

If you’re interested in river corridors, open science, and free access to high resolution data for your field system, join the global WHONDRS consortium ( integrating p

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

The Powell Center announces FY2020 call for proposals

The Powell Center seeks projects that address development and testing of important Earth system science ideas and theories using existing data, cutting-edge analysis of Earth system information, and use of sound science in policy and management decisions. Proposals that consider and address National Science Foundation Big Ideas are also welcome. Proposals are evaluated for scientific merit, novel approaches, and rationale for conducting investigative activities at the Powell Center.