The Center for Integrative Geosciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of paleobiology, paleoclimatology and/or earth-system modeling. Information about the Center and University can be found at www.geosciences.uconn.edu.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have PhD in the geosciences, biosciences or related field, focusing in the area of paleobiology, paleoclimatology and/or earth-system modeling before the start date. A successful candidate should have the ability to produce high quality research in a fast paced environment.
Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in the arthropod group Ostracoda, lake and/or carbonate environments and/or quantitative modeling. Ability or experience in grant writing is also preferred.
This is an 11-month, full time position with healthcare benefits. Salary range will be $42,000-$50,000 contingent on post degree experience. A travel allowance will also be provided up to $5000.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
To Apply: Applicants are asked to upload the following to Husky Hire (www.jobs.uconn.edu): cover letter, CV, research statement and contact information for at least 3 references. Review of applications will begin December 22, 2014 and continue until an acceptable candidate is found. Anticipated start date is at completion of search, but could be as late as June, 2015.
Applications and questions should be directed to Dr. Lisa Park Boush (firstname.lastname@example.org). Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. The University of Connecticut is an EOE/AA employer. (Search # 2015238).