Postdoctoral Research Associate, Michigan State University

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Responsibilities include work on the project that evaluates carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas emissions, and nitrate management in agricultural ecosystems and conducting innovative research in areas of either soil biology, soil ecology, or soil physics. The experimental work will be conducted on campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing and at Long-Term Ecological Research site at Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI. The position is available for 2 years with possibility of extension to up-to 5.
PhD in soil science, biogeochemistry, agronomy, ecology, or related field is required; strong publication record, excellent communication skills, and experience with conducting and managing agronomic field experiments are highly desirable. Good quantitative skills and experience using geographic information systems is an advantage. The application should include a cover letter, CV, transcripts, one recent publication, and names and contact information of three references. Interested applicants please contact Sasha Kravchenko kravche1@msu.edu.
Closing date August 1, 2011

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