Postdoctoral Position (max. 4 years) in high pressure petrology

The Experimental Petrology group in the Department of Earth Sciences at ETH Zürich invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work on the extraction of thermodynamic from experimental data. Appointment will be initially for 1 year but is extendible to a maximum of 4 years. A completed PhD and experience with thermodynamics is required, experimental expertise is not necessary and whether experiments will be performed will be up to the candidate.

Our group has strong interests in the chemistry, mechanics and thermodynamics of deep magmatic processes, with respect to this project in particular carbonatites, immiscible liquids, and mineral/liquid partition coefficients. The project will be co-directed by JAD Connolly.

The annual salary is around 80.000 CHF. Applications must include a statement of research interest and names/addresses of 2 referees, also please indicate a date of availability. Inquiries and applications in a single pdf-file to max.schmidt@erdw.ethz.ch. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

posted: 11 January 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.