As part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, a position for a Postdoctoral Investigator is available in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. We invite applications for the position to investigate abrupt changes in ocean circulation during the last glacial cycle. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of an extension based on funding and performance.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is flexible, but preference will be given to qualified candidates who are available to begin by August 1, 2017.
The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the postdoctoral investigator will have an opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.
In addition to the application form, the following are required to be submitted electronically:
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
One-page statement of research interests
Contact information for 3 references
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DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Recent Ph.D. in Earth or Ocean Sciences or related disciplines.
Experience with trace element analytical techniques as applied to marine micro-fossils from sediment cores and with demonstrated accomplishments in related research areas.
This position is mostly sedentary but may require standing/walking, kneeling, bending, and stooping. Ability to communicate and work around others and with others. May be exposed to dust or other irritants, electrical, mechanical, and power equipment hazards. Physical duties are subject to change.
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is dedicated to research and education to advance understanding of the ocean and its interaction with the Earth system, and to communicating this understanding for the benefit of society.