Assistant Researcher Position / PostDoc in Soil Erosion Research

Applications are invited for an assistant researcher / PostDoc position in soil erosion research with a focus on either modelling or isotopic techniques (e.g. sediment tracking with CSIA), preferably a combination of both.

Your position

Within the research group Environmental Geosciences at the Department of Environmental Sciences, we are looking for candidates with experience in soil erosion research and a proven track record in either soil erosion modelling or isotopic techniques to investigate soil erosion processes. Appointments starting in January 2020 will be for two years with a possible extension of four additional years. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the soil erosion research performed by the team, extend the research group's expertise and contribute to teaching as well as to apply for external funding.

Your profile

Candidates should have a PhD in soil science or in a related field, with published expertise in soil erosion research, ambitions to build up their own small research group and to contribute to the group's soil erosion research program. They are interested to work in an interdisciplinary research environment and have good communication skills (English).

Application / Contact

Applications with a full CV, short statement of research interests, publication list, teaching experience and names of at least two referees should be combined to one pdf file and submitted in electronic form with the subject line "PostDoc in Soil Erosion" to:

Prof. Dr. Christine Alewell
sekretariat-ugw@unibas.ch
Department of Environmental Sciences
University of Basel

Submission deadline: August 25, 2019

posted: 04 July 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.