Post-Doctoral Researcher in Arctic Biogeochemistry Earth and Planetary Sciences University of Tennessee - Knoxville
A post-doctoral researcher is sought for a collaborative NSF-funded project on tundra biogeochemistry in arctic Alaska. This researcher will use a suite of geochemical, analytical, and spectroscopic tools to investigate biogeochemical reactions across environmental gradients, with an emphasis on iron and phosphorus interactions.
Major Duties/Responsibilities: The selected candidate will have responsibility for leading collaborative field expeditions to investigate biogeochemical processes in arctic tundra near Toolik Field Station in Alaska, with an emphasis on using environmental sensors and analytical techniques to monitor redox processes across multiple scales. Additional responsibilities will include conducting geochemical analyses in the laboratory, maintaining detailed scientific records, analyzing experimental data, presenting results within the research group and at national and international conferences, and preparing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The postdoc is also expected to participate as a collaborator with project PIs and mentor graduate and undergraduate students from partner institutions during field campaigns.
Additional expectations include: *Maintaining a safe work environment in compliance with safety guidelines *Promoting a constructive and respectful work environment *Coordinating field campaigns to a long-term research observatory in northern Alaska
Internal Number: 191907
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