Soil Biogeochemistry and Global Change Experiment Postdoctoral Scholar
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, commonly referred to as Berkeley Lab, is a United States national laboratory that conducts scientific research on behalf of the United State’s Department of Energy.
Soil Biogeochemistry and Global Change Experiment Postdoctoral Scholar – 90025
Organization: CE-Climate & Ecosystems
We seek a postdoc to research soil carbon cycling and how it varies with soil depth and climate. They will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists in the Torn group. The overall project goals are to develop a more mechanistic understanding of the role of soils in ecosystem carbon cycling and to improve Earth system model representation of global change.
The postdoc will have the opportunity to:
- Set up and study a new experiment in grassland on plant-soil interactions under warming and/or
- Study an ongoing whole-soil warming experiment in montane forest, to look at 5-10 year biogeochemical responses.
- Apply isotopic measurements and other specialized approaches.
A PhD in biogeochemistry, soil science, Earth sciences, or related field is required along with demonstrated capacity for field work. Experience with ecosystem experiments is desired.
How To Apply
Apply directly online at http://184.108.40.206/counter.php?id=182294 and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.