Research Associate, Ecosystem Science & Soc Center-#603561

Flagstaff, Arizona
Commensurate with experience.
Jan 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research Associate, Ecosystem Science & Soc Center-#603561 Northern Arizona University is seeking a Research Associate with strong interests in ecosystem science and plant physiology to join the lab of Professors Andrew Richardson and Mariah Carbone on the Flagstaff campus of Northern Arizona University. Research in the lab is focused on ecosystem carbon cycling in the context of global change. Current research projects emphasize carbon allocation in plants, using observational and experimental approaches, including isotopes and trace gas fluxes. The Research Associate will be responsible for coordinating lab activities, including participating in field sampling, conducting wet-lab analysis of plant and soil samples, and supervising undergraduate technicians. Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Ecology, Plant physiology, Biogeochemistry, Soil science, Analytical chemistry, Earth system science, or a STEM related field, Graduate-level training in analytical chemistry, Graduate-level training in the use of isotopes as tracers for biological processes. Training in ecology and plant physiology. Training in statistics at the graduate level, experience conducting ecological field work in remote locations.

Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Deadline: Open until further notice.   

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