Fellow (Post Doc)

Manhattan KS
Jul 28, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Perform original research on topics in paleoenvironmental change, especially related to long-term biogeochemistry and disturbance, as directed by supervisor.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice provost for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:

A postdoctoral position is available focused on the temporal aspects of interactions among biogeochemistry, paleoecology, and global change. The primary responsibilities associated with this position are: (1) to assist with coordination of a diverse and broad network of researchers in the U.S. and elsewhere, and (2) to conduct independent research on the biogeochemical consequences of ecosystem change at decadal to multi-millennial timescales.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Ph.D. in relevant ecological, Earth, or environmental science
Experience: Acquiring and analyzing data in the fields of Earth science, ecosystem ecology or paleoecology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of successful production of peer-reviewed publications. Previous experience with microscopy, spectrometry, and/or techniques used in analytical chemistry. 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit ONE pdf file containing letter of interest, CV, one reprint of a publication, list of three references. along with the completed application.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins August 21, 2017 and will continue until filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

 $47,476 / annual

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.