A post-doctoral position is now available in the Ecology Center and the Department of Biology at Utah State University, Logan, UT. The successful candidate will contribute to a project examining how soil microbial growth efficiencies are influenced by drought in agro-ecosystems. Utah State University is located within the beautiful mountain ranges of the Cache Valley in Northeastern Utah. The area provides a wealth of recreational possibilities, a high quality of life, and an affordable cost of living. The position is for a minimum of two years with the possibility of extension as funds allow. Salary range is $45,000 to $48,000 per year plus a generous benefits package. To apply go to https://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2134. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. For more information contact John Stark (email@example.com).
Minimum qualifications include: a PhD in biogeochemistry, soil science, microbial ecology, or a related field; excellent written and oral communication skills; good quantitative skills; evidence of research productivity demonstrated by publications in quality peer-reviewed journals; and the ability to work closely with others and independently at field sites. Additional background in analytical chemistry and stable isotope techniques is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits package includes excellent health care and retirement coverage