Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Palo Alto, California
FORT COLLINS, Colorado
- Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
- Ph.D. in Soil Biogeochemistry, Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, or a related discipline.
- Experience in carbon cycle research including organic matter characterization using physical and chemical separation techniques and 13C-NMR spectroscopy.
- Quantitative understanding and interpretation of stable isotope or radiocarbon analyses in carbon cycle studies with a focus on belowground processes and soil organic matter characterization.
- Ability to perform terrestrial carbon fieldwork (e.g., soil, plant, gaseous flux sampling).
- Ability to work effectively in a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary research environment, both independently and as a team member.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment and to present and explain technical information.
Qualifications we desire
- Practical experience with organic matter characterization via 13C-NMR spectroscopy, compound separation and purification techniques including HPLC, preparation of samples for natural abundance 14C and/or 13C analysis of sediment and soil fractions, and interpretation of these data streams in the context of terrestrial biogeochemistry.
- Practical experience utilizing, maintaining, and troubleshooting laboratory equipment including HPLC, ASE, vacuum dryers.
- A strong interest in advancing understanding processes driving soil carbon persistence and cycling and in developing applications of compound-specific and biomarker analyses to these science areas.
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