Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/College of Engineering

Position ID:Cornell-EAS-POSTDOC1 [#24670]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in volatile budgets and their role in volcanic processe
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Atmospheric Science
Appl Deadline:2023/05/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/04/07, finished 2023/11/18, listed until 2023/10/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Research Associate in volatile budgets and their role in volcanic processes

We seek a postdoctoral research associate with expertise in cutting-edge petrological tools to study volatile budgets and their role in volcanic processes. The research will be under the direction of Prof. Esteban Gazel (https://gazelresearchgroup.eas.cornell.edu). We are particularly interested in scientists with previous expertise in reconstructing the volatile evolution of volcanic materials using melt/fluid inclusions coupled with diffusion clocks. The successful candidate will have access to cutting-edge facilities at Cornell, including micro thermometry, experimental reheating of melt inclusions with fO2 control, Raman and FTIR, and LA-ICP-MS/MS. The start date of this position is August 15, 2023, but a flexible start date is possible. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the expectation of renewal with satisfactory performance for at least one additional year.

Requirements: - A Ph.D. in the Earth sciences - Proficiency in science communication (written and oral) with evidence of peer review publications. - Experience with sample preparation and analyses of melt/fluid inclusions - Expertise with measurements and modeling needed for diffusion chronometry. Assets: - Ability to contribute to an inclusive working environment, including interaction with researchers at all levels in our lab. - Experience with in-situ SIMS, FTIR and Raman spectroscopy, LA-ICP-MS.

Applications should be submitted and should include the following documents: 1) CV; 2) short statement of research interests; 3) names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2023. For more information about this position, contact Prof. Esteban Gazel at egazel@cornell.edu.

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The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
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  • Unique applicable skills.


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