Postdoctoral Research Associate I

Tucson, AZ
Apr 07, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

We seek a postdoctoral researcher to conduct research at the Arizona LaserChron Center (ALC) in the Department of Geosciences. The post-doc will participate in all aspects of ALC research, including (1) assisting external researchers in acquiring data needed for their projects, (2) conducting independent research projects, (3) driving the development of new research methods and applications, and (4) participating in ALC education, training, and outreach activities. This is a year-to-year appointment up to 2 years contingent upon funding and performance.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision and direction of Professor George Gehrels, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will:

  • Assist external researchers in acquiring data needed for their projects,
Conduct independent research projects, Drive the development of new research methods and applications, Participate in ALC education, training,and outreach activities

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a doctorate degree completed in Geosciences before hire date.

Preferred Qualifications:



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

George Gehrels, PhD
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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