Postdoctoral Position in Carbon and Nutrient Biogeochemistry

Trent University

Applications are now being accepted for a postdoctoral position to participate in multidisciplinary and highly collaborative projects in carbon and nutrient biogeochemistry in both lakes and rivers. The position will be based in the Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in the labs of Paul Frost (http://people.trentu.ca/~paulfrost/)and Maggie Xenopoulos (https://people.trentu.ca/~mxenopoulos/). Potential projects include the effects of extreme climate events (e.g., flooding, droughts) on carbon dynamics in rivers and long-term ecological dynamics of nutrients and dissolved organic carbon in streams and lakes, including the Great Lakes and Kawartha Lakes.

The candidate must have experience in, and an excellent understanding of aquatic ecology and biogeochemistry as demonstrated by a good publication record in international journals and quantitative skills. Strong leadership skills are also required as the postdoctoral fellow will be expected to provide guidance and assistance to junior members, lab management as well as project coordination with collaborators and supporting organizations. A PhD in ecology, limnology, environmental chemistry and/or environmental sciences is required.

The position is available for at least 2 years and is open only to Canadian Citizens or permanent residents. Preferred start date is before September 1, 2019 or soon thereafter.

To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three academic references by e-mail to mxenopoulos@trentu.ca. Review of applications will begin immediatelyand will continue until position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to mxenopoulos@trentu.ca.