Postdoctoral Research Associate

Apr 12, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number: STFR004460

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Downtown Boston Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Science or a related field; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

Experience assisting in the management of an aquatic organic geochemistry laboratory; biogeochemist with experience maintaining instrumentation and running sample for dissolved organic carbon quantification and characterization; experience with generated data quality control; experience in the interpretation of and writing papers based upon the resulting data; developing publication record; grant writing experience; strong research experience in aquatic biogeochemistry / organic geochemistry as evidenced by analytical skill set and publications; experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the course of their research.

Experience running the following specific analytical equipment:
Shimadzu TOC/TDN Analyzer
AquaLog Spectrofluorometer
Q-SUN based solar simulator

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by an award received from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this award at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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