Postdoctoral Associate in Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)
- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
- Location: New Brunswick, NJ
- Job Number: 7112935
- Posting Date: Oct 10, 2022
The successful candidate will work on geochemistry-cosmochemistry related research projects, which focus on siderophile elements and their isotopic ratios in natural samples. Data will be collected using high precision thermal ionization mass spectrometry and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry techniques. Professional development and mentoring programs will be integrated into the research program.
The Postdoctoral Associate will join the research group of Dr. Katherine Bermingham at EPS, and collaborate with scientists based at several different universities in the USA and abroad. This is a 2-year position, with a possible start as soon as possible after October 1st, 2022. Questions can be directed to [email protected].
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Posting Open Date: 09/30/2022
Minimum Education and Experience
Candidates must have completed a doctoral (Ph.D) level program in Planetary Sciences or a related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience in isotope cosmochemistry and/or geochemistry, and independent user experience in thermal ionization mass spectrometry/inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry; Candidates are expected to have an excellent academic record and be fluent in English;Ability to communicate complex information clearly in written format; Strong research, organizational, and project management skills.
Analytical chemistry in clean laboratories; Thermal ionization mass spectrometry; Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit the following:
A curriculum vitae (CV);
Publication list (emphasis on peer reviewed journal publications);
A 1-page statement of research interests;
The names and contact information of 3 references.
We exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer