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Biogeochemical Cycles - Biogeochemists at Penn State are a diverse and collaborative group working at the leading edge of their fields in areas including carbon cycle science, nutrient and acid pollution, environmental genomics, and sustainable agriculture. A partial listing of biogeochemistry faculty can be found at www.biogeochemistry.psu.edu/people.asp. Cutting-edge facilities for biological sequencing, stable isotope analysis, and geochemistry are available on campus.
Applicants proposing omics-enabled research can take advantage of expertise and resources available through the Center for Environmental geoChemistry and Genomics. For more information contact Jenn Macalady (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jason Kaye (email@example.com).
The Pennsylvania State University is recruiting five exceptional postdoctoral research fellows to pursue cutting edge research in Batteries and Energy Storage, Biogeochemical Cycles, CO2 Utilization, Health and the Environment, and Water Science. This is one of those five positions. Positions will be supported by the Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment (PSIEE) at Penn State, University Park, PA, and will include highly competitive salaries, funds for travel and supplies, and an innovative future faculty development program designed for the cohort of fellows. These positions are part of an initiative to enhance the already vigorous program of environmental and energy research and education at Penn State, and reinforces the university’s internationally recognized leadership in multidisciplinary research.
These positions represent an exceptional opportunity to develop new research projects in collaboration with two or more Penn State faculty. Positions are for two years, with a start date in Fall Semester 2012. An excellent publication record and a Ph.D. in a relevant field are required.
To be considered for employment, please submit a CV, a three-page research concept (proposal) that leverages the faculty and facilities at Penn State and three letters of recommendation as one document to Judy Cranage by clicking APPLY NOW by July 27, 2012. Review of applications will begin in early August and will proceed until the positions have been filled.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.