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Research Associate - Climate

Sydney, Australia
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Logistics
Job no: 511837
Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Senior Research Associate

One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

THIS ROLE IS LOCATED IN SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA.
Description
The Research Associate will contribute to collaborative research into past climatic changes in the southern hemisphere and their interhemispheric connections. The position will perform numerical modelling with an Earth system model and compare the results with newly generated data from the Australasian region to better understand the glacial southern hemispheric (particularly Australian) climatic changes and the processes involved.

This position is fully funded by the Australian Research Council and will be based at the Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC), UNSW under the supervision of A/Prof. L. Menviel. The work will be performed in close collaboration with Prof. R. Drysdale and Dr. J. Brown from the University of Melbourne.
Tasks
About the role

Level A - $100K - $107K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
Level B - $112k - $132k - plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
Fixed Term – 2 years
Full-time (35 hours per week)

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

LEVEL A:

Setting up and running numerical experiments with an Earth system model
Analysing model outputs from numerical experiments performed with the Earth system model
Comparing model outputs to paleo-proxy records
Maintain a strong focus on communicating research findings by publishing in highly ranked journals and presenting to peers at local, national and global conferences
Work collaboratively with other researchers from the project
Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct
Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

LEVEL B:
(in addition to the above)

More significantly contribute to the project and lead areas of the project where the opportunity arises
Take on leadership opportunities that arise to contribute to the collegiate life of the CCRC and/or the project, such as contributing to PhD supervision, committee membership, leading workshops, etc
Generate new research ideas which may lead to new competitive funding applications
Create a scholarly impact in the discipline which is recognised by peers in advancement of disciplinary knowledge
Assume greater responsibility for supervision of PhD and honours projects
Requirements
To be successful in this role you will have:

LEVEL A:

A PhD in physical climate science, climate modelling, ocean dynamics
Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific research independently and as part of a collaborative team
Strong research and publication track record (relative to opportunity) in an area listed in the position summary
High level analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated programming skills in a Unix/Linux environment (E.g. Python, Fortran, Matlab)
Knowledge of climate dynamics, and/or ocean dynamics
An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

LEVEL B:
(in addition to the above)

Demonstrated experience in a postdoctoral position conducting research in the field of climate dynamics
Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision
Demonstrated ability to supervise honours and postgraduate research students
Applications
You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed. https://external-careers.jobs.unsw.edu.au/cw/en/job/511837/research-associate-climate

Contact:
Laurie Menviel
E: l.menviel@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: October 26th, 2022
Application deadline
Contact email
l.menviel@unsw.edu.au

Research Lecturer

Norwich, United Kingdom
Category
Logistics
Are you a policy-relevant climate researcher and do you have the ambition and drive to build and lead your own interdisciplinary research team as you progress your career? The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia (https://tyndall.ac.uk/) requires another talented and expert researcher to join us. You will also be a Lecturer, teaching in the School of Environmental Sciences at UEA.

Description
£43,434 to £50,296 per annum
This full-time indefinite post is available immediately.

Seeking applicants who complement existing or open-up new relevant research themes at Tyndall Centre UEA. Our current Tyndall-wide research themes are (1) Reaching Zero Emissions; (2) Building Resilience; (3) Overcoming Poverty with Climate Actions; and (4) Accelerating Social Transitions. New ideas and activities can be accommodated as we are also currently reviewing and updating our research strategy. Existing key research areas at Tyndall Centre UEA include integrated assessment relevant to climate risk and adaptation across biodiversity, coastal management, floods and water; governance and politics; emissions analysis of national and large-scale technologies; climate change and international development; and international and national carbon budgets; and modelling oceans and wildfires. There are also links to other relevant UEA activities such as the Climatic Research Unit, School of Development Studies, 3S Social Scientists, Economics, Norwich Business School, Law etc.
Tasks
Your research will be within the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and your teaching within UEA School of Environmental Sciences. In addition to your own networks, you will be embedded within the four University partners of the Tyndall Centre (https://tyndall.ac.uk/partners/) and will play a key role in leading across-Tyndall interdisciplinary research through the Critical Decade of the 2020s.
Requirements
To join a high performing and high impact team, you will have a track record in securing funding and strong publications in international scientific journals in your focus areas. You will have proven experience in interdisciplinary, policy relevant climate change research; and will fulfil all other essential elements of the person specification.
Applications
Closing date: Thursday 31 October 2022.

Apply here: https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/pages/vacancy.jsf?vacancyRef=ATR1625
Application deadline
Contact email
robert.nicholls@uea.ac.uk

Stable Isotope and Sediment Core lab technician

New York, United States
Category
Logistics
Job no: 493198
Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Geosciences
Categories: Staff

Work Days: Monday-Friday
Shift Start/End Time: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 50

The Union College Department of Geosciences is seeking a full time Laboratory Technician with expertise in stable isotope geochemistry. The Stable Isotope Laboratory and Sediment Core Laboratory technician will be responsible for overseeing a broad range of research activities conducted using a Thermo Delta Advantage isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS), Gas Bench, Costech EA, TCEA, Picarro L2140i CRDS, Micromill, 6-digit analytical balance, Coulter LS 230 particle size analyzer, UIC coulometers and autofurnace, Automate acidification module, MetrOhm auto-titrator, and an ICP-MS.

The Laboratory Technician will split their time between both laboratories, work with students and faculty researchers, train and oversee work-study students, prepare samples and standards, operate and maintain instrumentation, and conduct research. Major research projects include the Peruvian Andes lake and cave project, several other smaller lake core projects, bivalve shell geochemistry, other stalagmite geochemistry projects, and stable isotopes in tree-rings. Opportunities for independent research exist.

This is a full-time two-year position with the possibility of annual renewals.
Description
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Overseeing the daily operations, maintenance, data quality, and use of instrumentation in the Stable Isotope and Sediment Core Laboratories that support the IRMS and peripherals and the CRDS used for multiple isotope analyses of O, C, N, and H in diverse substrates. This includes preparing samples and standards, washing glassware, keeping track of consumables, and interfacing with lab users.
Overseeing the daily operations, maintenance, data quality, and use of associated instrumentation including a Micromill, 6-digit analytical balance, particle size analyzer, coulometers, MetrOhm auto-titrator, and an ICP-MS.
Quality assurance of data.
Oversight of laboratory safety, waste, instrumentation status.
Oversight and responsibility for undergraduate work-study students, including training and scheduling.
Oversight, training, and responsibility for student, faculty, and visitors using the laboratories.
Development of new protocols and writing clear documentation of currently used protocols.
Conducting, presenting, and writing independent research.
Tasks
Benefits including:

Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
Pre and Post Tax participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.
Requirements
Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a science related field with more than 1 year IRMS experience and/or a combination of relevant education, training, certifications, and/or work experience.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be impartial and establish rapport with a diverse range of campus community members.
Ability to pay attention to details, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and meet established goals and objectives.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively at a height of more than five feet and to manipulate very small samples.
Ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.
Ability to safely handle potentially hazardous chemicals while observing OSHA-mandated chemical hygiene regulations.

Preferred qualifications:

Master's degree in a related science field.
Previous experience with IRMS systems.
Geochemical research experience, specifically with stable isotopes, that has led to publication in peer-reviewed international journals
Experience teaching undergraduate students and involvement in undergraduate student-faculty research that has had a significant component of geochemical analysis

First consideration will be given to those who apply by September 30, 2022. The position will remain open until a qualified applicant pool is identified.
Applications
Apply here: https://jobs.union.edu/en-us/job/493198/laboratory-technician
Advertised: September 2, 2022
Applications close: Open until filled
Contact email
hr@union.edu
Union College Stable Isotope Lab

Lab Technician, stable isotope geochemistry - Schenectady, USA

Schenectady, United States
Category
Logistics
Start date ASAP, 2 year contract with possible renewal, Lab is in Department of Geological Sciences, Supervisors are David Gillikin, Donald Rodbell, and Anouk Verheyden

Work Days: Monday-Friday
Shift Start/End Time: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Hours Per Week: 40
Weeks Per Year: 50
Description
The Union College Department of Geosciences is seeking a full time Laboratory Technician with expertise in stable isotope geochemistry. The Stable Isotope Laboratory and Sediment Core Laboratory technician will be responsible for overseeing a broad range of research activities conducted using a Thermo Delta Advantage isotope ratio mass spectrometer (IRMS), Gas Bench, Costech EA, TCEA, Picarro L2140i CRDS, Micromill, 6-digit analytical balance, Coulter LS 230 particle size analyzer, UIC coulometers and autofurnace, Automate acidification module, MetrOhm auto-titrator, and an ICP-MS.

The Laboratory Technician will split their time between both laboratories, work with students and faculty researchers, train and oversee work-study students, prepare samples and standards, operate and maintain instrumentation, and conduct research. Major research projects include the Peruvian Andes lake and cave project, several other smaller lake core projects, bivalve shell geochemistry, other stalagmite geochemistry projects, and stable isotopes in tree-rings. Opportunities for independent research exist.
Tasks
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Overseeing the daily operations, maintenance, data quality, and use of instrumentation in the Stable Isotope and Sediment Core Laboratories that support the IRMS and peripherals and the CRDS used for multiple isotope analyses of O, C, N, and H in diverse substrates. This includes preparing samples and standards, washing glassware, keeping track of consumables, and interfacing with lab users.
Overseeing the daily operations, maintenance, data quality, and use of associated instrumentation including a Micromill, 6-digit analytical balance, particle size analyzer, coulometers, MetrOhm auto-titrator, and an ICP-MS.
Quality assurance of data.
Oversight of laboratory safety, waste, instrumentation status.
Oversight and responsibility for undergraduate work-study students, including training and scheduling.
Oversight, training, and responsibility for student, faculty, and visitors using the laboratories.
Development of new protocols and writing clear documentation of currently used protocols.
Conducting, presenting, and writing independent research.
Requirements
Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a science related field with more than 1 year IRMS experience and/or a combination of relevant education, training, certifications, and/or work experience.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be impartial and establish rapport with a diverse range of campus community members.
Ability to pay attention to details, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines.
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and meet established goals and objectives.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively at a height of more than five feet and to manipulate very small samples.
Ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.
Ability to safely handle potentially hazardous chemicals while observing OSHA-mandated chemical hygiene regulations.
Preferred qualifications:

Master's degree in a related science field.
Previous experience with IRMS systems.
Geochemical research experience, specifically with stable isotopes, that has led to publication in peer-reviewed international journals
Experience teaching undergraduate students and involvement in undergraduate student-faculty research that has had a significant component of geochemical analysis
Applications
https://jobs.union.edu/en-us/job/493198/laboratory-technician
Application deadline
Further information
First consideration will be given to those who apply by September 30, 2022. The position will remain open until a qualified applicant pool is identified.

We offer exceptional benefits including:

Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
Winter Recess Break in Addition to Paid Holidays
Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts)
Free On-Campus Fitness Facility Access and Discounts for On-Campus Wellness Programs
Employee Scholarships toward Certifications, Seminars, Training and Professional Development
Pre and Post Tax participation in a 403(b) Retirement Plan
Salary Continuation Program in the event of Disability
Tuition Assistance Program for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, criminal history background check and pre-employment physical where applicable.

Union College

Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.


Contact email
gillikid@union.edu

Tenure-Track Position in Geological Oceanography

Concepción, Chile
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Category
Logistics
The Department of Oceanography at the University of Concepción, Chile, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Geological Oceanography at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (based on candidate's experience). Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Oceanography or related field with a focus on geological oceanography and a strong background in the field of Paleoceanography. At least 2 years of postdoctoral experience is required.
Description
We seek an individual who combines expertise in the field and laboratory experience on paleoenvironmental proxy records (geochemical, sedimentological and/or micropaleontological) from ocean archives to study past ocean/climate variability, and who is committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Research duties include to i) develop, establish, and maintain an active, national/international funded program of scholarly research in the area of his/her specialty; ii) publish scholarly work in peer-reviewed, top-ranked journals; and iii) disseminate research results at national and international congresses/symposia as well as to the general public.
Tasks
Teaching and Advising: The successful candidate will teach courses in Geological Oceanography at the graduate and undergraduate level (in Spanish) and advise undergraduate and graduate students. The expected teaching load is at least 1 course per semester.

University services include: i) to participate in departmental/university committees, reviews, and research planning/leadership activities; and ii) to make research results available and accessible to the public.
Requirements
Ph.D. in Oceanography or related field with a focus on geological oceanography/paleoceanography
Postdoctoral experience (minimum 2 years) is required
A proven research record, demonstrated by publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
A proven record in teaching and mentoring, demonstrated by past and present teaching experience and mentorship, and courses designed and/or taught.
A record of student evaluations of your Teaching, if available.
Good knowledge of data processing and statistics.
Previous sea-going experience is welcome.
Excellent organization and communication skills are required.
Proficiency in English as well as knowledge of the Spanish language (intermediate level) are a requirement.
Applications
Your application should be sent electronically to concursos@udec.cl referencing “Cód. DOCE-02, Académico (44 Hrs), Geological Oceanography”.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marcus Sobarzo, Director Department of Oceanography (msobarz@udec.cl).

Applicants are required to submit the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV that includes a list of publications, funding, teaching and mentoring history, and community services; 2) A cover letter indicating your qualifications and experience for this position; 3) A statement of current and proposed research interests; 4) A statement of teaching experience and interest; 5) The names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.

Human Resources of the department or center where you work may be contacted, if needed.

Annual stipend is in the range of USD$ 30,000 -- 40,000, depending on qualifications and exchange rate.

Closing date for applications: 30 October 2022.

Starting date: 1 March 2023.
Application deadline
Contact email
msobarz@udec.cl

Chief Executive Officer - PAST, Johannesburg - South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Theme
Category
Logistics
Reporting to the PAST Board and based at the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits University in Johannesburg, the CEO will be a highly professional visionary leader who will take full responsibility for the successful and sustainable functioning of PAST, leading the organization into its next chapter.
Description
The origin sciences teach us that all human beings share an ancestry in Africa, as seen in our fossil history and in our great genetic similarity to one another. However, we and our close fossil ancestors are a small part of an even bigger picture, one that can be traced back to the origins of life on earth.. PAST was founded in 1994 to preserve and promote Africa’s rich fossil heritage and to fund palaeontological research and education across the continent. Through research, education and promoting a public understanding of where we come from, PAST aims to foster humanity in the present through our shared history.
Tasks
Key responsibilities of this challenging senior executive position include:
• Liaising closely with the board and keeping them apprised of major developments
• Managing all relationships with donors, partners and stakeholders
• Active fundraising
• Report writing and oversight of reports to board, donors etc.
• Overseeing PAST projects and programmes
• Overseeing the financial aspects of the organization in conjunction with the financial officer
Requirements
The Chief Executive Officer must meet the following criteria:
• Minimum Masters-level background in science, preferably the biological or geological sciences, and ideally with training and
research experience in palaeontology (origin sciences).
• Proven management skills with some experience in the financial oversight of an organisation or department
• Demonstrated skills in stakeholder and especially donor relations at a senior/executive level
• Demonstrated track record in fundraising
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Exceptional ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders
• Experience in marketing or brand management would be preferable
• Evidence of commitment to advocating PAST’s philosophy of enhancing African scientific leadership in the origin sciences,
educating youth and the general public about the social value of the origins sciences and embracing and promoting the ideals
of PAST’s All from One campaign.
Applications
The candidate should be able to work in South Africa full-time and be willing to organise a work permit if required.

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday, 30th September 2022 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za.
Application deadline
Further information
View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za or visit the PAST website here: https://past.org.za/
Contact email
tracy@actionappointments.co.za

Geochemistry Technician - Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Category
Logistics
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £27,131 to £28,762 with progression to £31,411 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th August 2022
Closes: 11th September 2022
Job Ref: 22384
Description
We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
Tasks
You will provide technical support for the analysis of lake and ocean sediment cores in different palaeoenvironmental projects. In particular, sample preparation for stable isotope analysis of bulk sediments, invertebrate remains, and biomarkers, including faecal sterols, bile acids, and leaf waxes. To ensure that sample procedures are carried out safely and in accordance with quality standards and health and safety regulations.


Key Accountabilities:

- Processing of lake sediments for a range of analyses including loss-on-ignition, handheld XRF, sieving and picking of invertebrate remains, chemical preparation and weighing of material for stable isotope analysis.
- Biomarker sample separation and purification using chemical techniques including total lipid extraction, saponification, column chromatography and derivatisation prior to analysis.
- Work with a variety of chemicals, including solvents and acids, and the maintenance of high safety standards in areas where work is carried out.
- Use of laboratory equipment including freeze driers, furnace, microbalance, microwave assisted extraction, rotary evaporators, and analytical instrumentation including GC, GC-FID and GC-MS.
- Integration and quantification of mass spectra from GC outputs.
- Maintain accurate, secure, detailed and up-to-date records (notebook and computerized) of all work carried out and outcomes.
- Contribute to the general smooth running of the lab including monitoring and maintaining stocks of reagents and other supplies.
- Ensure the correct storage, handling and disposal of hazardous chemical waste in accordance with School Safety Policies and legal requirements (COSHH and FERA).
- Use of standard computer hardware and office software and specialist discipline specific data analysis software as appropriate to duties.
Requirements
Higher National Certificate in Science (or Equivalent Level 4 Qualification) or equivalent relevant technical experience. Ideally a BSc degree in a related area.
Applications
View full job advert and apply online: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CSP162/geochemistry-technician
Application deadline
Further information
For informal enquiries contact Maarten van Hardenbroek (maarten.vanhardenbroek@newcastle.ac.uk) or Andy Henderson (andrew.henderson@newcastle.ac.uk).
Contact email
maarten.vanhardenbroek@newcastle.ac.uk

Research Associate Marine Isotope Geochemistry

Kiel, Germany
Category
Logistics
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a foundation of public law jointly financed by the Federal Republic of Germany (90 %) and the state of Schleswig-Holstein (10 %) and is one of the internationally leading institutions in the field of marine sciences. Currently GEOMAR disposes over an annual budget of approx. 80 million Euro and has approx. 1000 employees.

The position is to be filled for a limited period until 31. March 2026.

The remuneration takes place if the corresponding conditions are met up to remuneration group E 14 (TVöD-Bund). The regular weekly working time corresponds to that of a full-time employee. The position is divisible.
Description
The research unit Marine Geosystems of the research division Marine Biogeochemistry offers as of 1. October 2022 a position as
Research Associate (m/f/d)
Marine Isotope Geochemistry


Tasks
- Application of existing and development of new methods for the measurement of radioactive substances, in particular uranium/thorium decay series with a focus on marine carbonates and silicate.
- Responsibility for radioactivity measurements / measurement of radiogenic and stable isotope systems on thermion and plasma mass spectrometers
- Guidance of students and student assistants
Requirements
Job profile:

Doctorate
Publications peer review / international
Third-party funding
Experience in scientific laboratory management
Desirable

Experience in the supervision of students
Networking also internationally within the subject area
Willingness to participate in expeditions (land and sea)
Applications
GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel seeks to increase the proportion of female scientists and explicitly encourages qualified female academics to apply.

GEOMAR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages scientists with disabilities to apply. Qualified disabled applicants will receive preference in the application process.

Please send your application for this post via email in a single pdf-file mentioning the keyword "Marine Isotope Geochemistry” in the subject line. Please send your application not later than 31. August 2022 to the following email address:

bewerbung(at)geomar.de

As soon as the selection procedure has finished, all your application data will be removed according to data protection regulation.

For further information regarding the position and research unit please contact Prof. Anton Eisenhauer (-49 431 600 2282).

Please do not contact us by phone about the present state of procedures. However, we will answer all your questions if you send us an e-mail to bewerbung(at)geomar.de. In doing so, please refer to the keyword.

GEOMAR is a member of the Helmholtz Association and the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM). For further information please visit www.geomar.de or www.helmholtz.de.

GEOMAR is committed to a non-discriminatory personnel selection. Our job advertisements address all people. We expressly renounce the submission of application photos.
Application deadline
Contact email
bewerbung@geomar.de

Science Officer, PAGES

Bern, Switzerland
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Category
Logistics
Location: Bern, Switzerland Full-time/part-time: 80%
Start date: 1 November 2022
Deadline for applications: Open until filled (review of applications will start on 15 September 2022)
Description
PAGES (Past Global Changes; https://pastglobalchanges.org) coordinates and promotes past global change research. Its primary objective is to improve our understanding of past changes in the Earth system to obtain better projections of future climate and environment and inform strategies for sustainability. PAGES serves the paleoscience community by supporting and facilitating international and interdisciplinary cooperation and collaboration in the paleosciences. PAGES is a Global Research Project of Future Earth.
We are seeking a new Science Officer for our dedicated international team at the PAGES International Project Office in Bern, Switzerland, to take over responsibilities for implementing and developing paleoscience activities, managing PAGES products, and networking within the international global change community.
Tasks
The Science Officer works closely with the Executive Director, Communications Officers, Finance and Office Manager and Information Systems Coordinators, and is responsible for these main activities:
• Co-editing of Past Global Changes Magazine, published two to three times a year and Past Global Changes Horizons, published once a year. Tasks include issue planning, recruiting guest editors, editing text and figures, layout, and coordinating the print and digital publications;
• Coordinating and managing PAGES’ working groups and international research activities;
• Organizing meetings, workshops, conference sessions and webinars;
• Contributing to PAGES’ website content;
• Representing PAGES internationally.
Requirements
The ideal candidate has:
• A research background in paleoscience and holds a PhD in a paleoscience-related field (or equivalent experience) that complements the expertise of the Executive Director;
• Excellent management and communication skills;
• Excellent written and spoken English (German an advantage);
• IT knowledge, including solid graphic design and page layout (Adobe Creative Suite), and basic programing (XML, HTML);
• Willingness to travel abroad and to adapt work intensity to occasional irregular demand.
Additional beneficial skills include public speaking, moderation, outreach experience, and experience in writing funding applications
Applications
We aim for a starting date of 1 November 2022. Appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal, pending funding. Salary is based on experience, following the Canton of Bern, Switzerland, guidelines.
PAGES is committed to enhancing gender, ethnic, and regional diversity. The position is based in Switzerland, and applicants from all nations are welcome to apply.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled (review of applications will start on 15 September 2022).
Please email your application as a single attached pdf file (cover letter stating your suitability and motivation, CV including publication list, and contact details of three referees, in that order) to PAGES’ Executive Director, Dr. Marie-France Loutre, (marie-france.loutre@pages.unibe.ch).
Please use the subject line “Application - Science Officer PAGES”.
Application deadline
Further information
See here for vacancy announcement: https://pastglobalchanges.org/sites/default/files/2022-08/PAGES_Science%20Officer_Job%20Advertisement_2022.pdf
Contact email
marie-france.loutre@pages.unibe.ch

Research Scientist Associate

Austin, United States
Category
Logistics
Job Posting Title:
Research Scientist Associate - Environmental Science Institute (JSG)

Hiring Department:
Department of Geological Sciences. The University of Texas at Austin

Position Open To:
All Applicants

Weekly Scheduled Hours:
40

FLSA Status:
Exempt

Earliest Start Date:
Immediately

Position Duration:
Expected to Continue

Location:
UT MAIN CAMPUS
Description
Conduct and supervise scientific research; coordinate research activities in the Environmental Science Institute; and assist in the management of the Environmental Science Institute.
Tasks
- Conducting scientific research and assisting students in their research. Investigations are primarily geologic and geochemical involving analyses of trace elements and stable and radiogenic isotopes in samples of water, soil, and rock. Research areas include caves, aquifers, surface water, climate, and paleo-environments, and sustainable urban systems. Field and laboratory research activities are required. Writing of scientific papers to disseminate research results is required. Research may include evaluating educational programs. Manage budgets and expenditures associated with research activities.

- Identification of grant opportunities, and inception, writing, editing, and submission of grant proposals and budgets to federal, state and NGO grantors. This will involve working with affiliated Institute faculty to write and submit proposals to support their research, the research outlined in Function 1 above, and identifying opportunities for interdisciplinary grant proposals and organizing faculty teams to pursue these opportunities.

- Supervision of research and laboratory activities of employees, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Assist with oversight of laboratory facilities and procedures. Supervision of undergraduate research assistants in the Environmental Science Institute.

- Assist in the management of the Environmental Science Institute. This includes review and approval of documents online, organization of staff activities, and coordination of ESI’s research networks.

- Marginal/Incidental Function: Assist with special events and other duties as assigned.
Requirements
Doctoral degree in geosciences emphasizing geochemistry, with four years' related experience. Three years' experience developing peer-reviewed publications and proposals related to water resources, paleoclimate, isotope geochemistry, and sustainable urban systems. Experience in conducting and interpreting analyses of stable and radiogenic isotopes. Strong communication and team building skills.
Applications
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Application deadline
Contact email
osccrt@usdoj.gov