From: Ecological Society of America: grants, jobs, news
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Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 11:25 AM
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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] research technician - wetland biogeochemistry
DUKE UNIVERSITY - DURHAM, NC
The Bernhardt lab at Duke University (http://biology.duke.edu/bernhardtlab/)
is looking to hire a research technician to work on a large NSF-funded
project. The project involves studying the effects of saltwater intrusion
on nutrient transformations between soil, water and atmosphere in a
large-scale wetland restoration project in coastal North Carolina. The
technician will be expected to perform routine field sampling and
preparation and analysis of soil and water samples in the laboratory.
Successful applicants will gain experience in both aquatic and terrestrial
biogeochemical methods, and will also have opportunities to attend seminars
and participate in reading groups associated with the vibrant ecology and
biogeochemistry community at Duke.
Employment duration: 12 months from August 2011 to August 2012 with the
possibility for an extension.
Job Requirements: Ability to conduct moderately physical activity in the
field under adverse conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects).
Previous experience in soil and /or water chemical analysis is strongly
Qualifications: M.S. degree (preferred) or B.S. degree (required) in
biogeochemistry, ecology, soils, hydrology, or related fields.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Please send cover letter, resume, list of pertinent courses and references
(with phone numbers) by email to:
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<Please include "Biogeochemistry Research Assistant" in the title of your
For specific questions or more information on this position, please contact:
Dr. Emily S. Bernhardt
Department of Biology
Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
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Duke University is an equal opportunity employer