Postdoctoral Scholar in Earth and Planetary Sciences at UCR

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Current state: Approved
Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
City: Riverside
State/Province: California
Country: USA
Contact Person: Maryjo Brounce
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of California Riverside
Application Due Date: Sunday, December 01 2019

I am seeking to hire a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Riverside to pursue independent research in my group. I am seeking a researcher who would work on project(s) that is/are broadly related to my research interests. My research has been focused on the effect of bulk redox conditions and volatile contents on igneous rock-forming processes, and the processes that link the compositions of surface environments and the deep interiors of Earth and other rocky planets. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UCR has a diverse faculty with expertise ranging from exoplanets, seismicity and fault motions, deep Earth structure, paleoceanography paleoclimate, Earth history, and organic geochemistry. I am particularly interested in researchers who can describe a vision for collaborative and cross-disciplinary work, within our departmental expertise and/or beyond. Appointment will be for one year, with the option to renew for a second year pending satisfactory progress.                                                                                                                                                               
Job Requirements: Skills: A Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or a closely related field, with laboratory, analytical, experimental, and/or theoretical experience in geochemistry, igneous, and/or metamorphic petrology. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication (both verbal and written) skills, including a strong record of peer-reviewed publications. Ability to work collaboratively in a department with diverse research interests is required.
To Apply: Please send: (1) a cover letter, (2) a short (two page) research proposal, and (3) a curriculum vitae directly to Dr. Maryjo Brounce at [email protected]. Additionally, please have three references send letters of recommendation on your behalf directly to Dr. Maryjo Brounce (at [email protected]). Applications received prior to December 1, 2019 will be given priority consideration.                                                 
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.                                                                            
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.