Mendenhall Postdoc: Critical Minerals and Stable Isotopes
U.S. Geological Survey
Location: Denver, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: $84,960 to $110,452
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is seeking candidates for a Mendenhall Research Fellowship that involves stable isotope applications in studies of critical mineral deposits or occurrences. The postdoctoral fellow will be appointed to the USGS for two years and receive full salary and benefits at the GS-12 level, step 1. Mendenhall Fellow appointments are time limited, not to exceed two years, and are full-time. Under certain circumstances, the appointment may be extended up to an additional two years.
Open – Thursday 10/8/21, Close – Thursday 1/6/22
The USGS Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to conduct concentrated research in association with USGS scientists, often as a final element to their formal career preparation. The Program also provides: 1) research experiences that enhance the scientific stature and credentials of the Fellows; and 2) scientific expertise to assist in the implementation of the USGS Strategic Plan and the science strategy of its programs. Mendenhall Fellows are expected to publish their results in peer-reviewed scientific outlets.
Applicants are encouraged to contact the Research Advisor(s) to coordinate the development of a research proposal.
More information and specific application requirements can be found at https://www.usgs.gov/centers/mendenhall/20-32-informing-assessments-critical-minerals-using-stable-isotopes.
Created by an act of Congress in 1879, USGS has evolved over the decades matching its talent and knowledge to the progress of science and technology. USGS is the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior. It is sought out by thousands of partners and customers for its natural science expertise and its vast earth and biological data holdings.