Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID 1060

Two postdoctoral/research associate positions available in aquatic sciences. 

 Please indicate whether you are applying for position #1 and/or position #2.


Laboratory work, field work, data analysis.

Position #1: Food web interactions (PI/Maria Gonzalez) - Researcher to conduct research on food web interactions. Potential areas of interest include (but are not limited to) effects of climate and land use change on predator-prey interactions, food chain efficiency, and long-term interannual variability in zooplankton communities.

Position #2: Nutrient cycling and ecosystem processes (PI/Michael Vanni) - Researcher to conduct research on nutrient cycling or ecosystem processes in a watershed-reservoir system. Potential areas of interest include (but are not limited to) nutrient fluxes from land to water as mediated by climate and land use, animal-mediated nutrient cycling, ecosystem metabolism, ecosystem services, or related areas.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD (for appt as Postdoctoral Fellow), ABD (for appt as Research Associate) with experience in ecology, biogeochemistry, aquatic science, or related fields; excellent data analysis and writing skills; and the ability to work independently, and as part of a collaborative research team.

Preferred Qualifications

Interest and experience in analyzing long-term data sets is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Include one to three reprints as writing sample; indicate in cover letter if applying for position 1 or 2

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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