Postdoc, tree rings and stable isotopes, Utah, USA

The Ehleringer Lab at the University of Utah, USA, seeks a postdoctoral scholar to work on a study of stable isotopes in tree rings.

Description

The major foci of this study are to examine differential influences of winter and summer precipitation on Douglas fir in the western United States, impacts of drought, and to improve our understanding of legacy effects in tree rings. There is ample opportunity for the postdoctoral scholar to develop independent research within this effort. This project is a collaboration with colleagues from the Tree Ring Lab at the University of Arizona, with additional opportunities to collaborate with other ecologists at the University of Utah.

Logistics

Funding is available for up to three years. The position is available immediately and applications will be reviewed as they are received. The start date is negotiable.

Applications

The position will remain open until filled.

Interested individuals should submit (a) a letter of interest, (b) a curriculum vitae, and (c) PDF copies of three publications from the applicant’s research. Letters of reference should not be provided at the time of application, but the letter of interest should list the names and contact information of three individuals willing to provide letters of reference.

Interested applicant should submit their application packages as PDF files to Jim Ehleringer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Further information

For further information on this postdoctoral opportunity, please contact Jim Ehleringer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or go to the website: http://ecophys.utah.edu/postdoc.html