Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: Durham, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Position Details


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Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH CEPS Earth Sciences [UDESCI]
Summary of Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the research group of Dr. Joe Licciardi of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Dr. Licciardi’s research group focuses on Quaternary studies involving glacial geology, geomorphology, geochronology, volcanology, and paleoclimatology. The successful candidate is expected to lead and conduct research in Quaternary studies, with specific emphases that include glacial-geologic histories and paleoseismic implications. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to assume a leadership role in manuscript and grant proposal writing and will be asked to assist with other projects in the UNH Cosmogenic Isotope Clean Lab on an occasional basis. The candidate will be expected to teach one full course in the Earth Sciences per year during the postdoctoral appointment. Anticipated start date of August 19, 2019.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PF0263FY19
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

The position requires a PhD in Geology or related field by the start date of the appointment, and the qualified candidate is expected to have prior experience that includes the following: cosmogenic isotope sample preparation methods, wet chemistry techniques, organization and leading of domestic and international field expeditions preferably including Arctic regions, lake sediment coring and proxy analyses, remote sensing techniques, Bayesian statistical analyses, database management, and a demonstrated record of publications on the above-mentioned tasks and techniques.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 1
Faculty Information Renewable (Please specify below)
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify It is expected that funding for this position will be available for one year with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years pending available funding as well as the individual’s productivity.
Type of Position Post Doctorate

Posting Details

Posting Date 04/01/2019
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 04/10/2019
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Appointment Type Grant Funded
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date
Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

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Special Requirements A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

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