POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES PH.D. PROGRAM
COLLEGE OF SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Responsibilities: conduct interdisciplinary environmental research associated with the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program; provide support with field and laboratory activities; develop manuscripts for publications; present research at local and national scientific venues; participate in activities of the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program. The highly collaborative environment provides a unique opportunity for postdoctoral fellows to interact with scientists from various fields.
Areas of Research Interest Include:
- Low temperature geochemistry, groundwater tracing, stable isotopes, and geophysics with a focus on groundwater/surface-water interaction and karst aquifers
- Hydrogeology with a focus on water-rock interactions and ground-source geothermal systems
- Aquatic biogeochemistry with a focus on transport and effects of agricultural and urban contaminants in freshwaters
- Isolation and chemical characterization of dissolved organic matter in fresh and saline natural waters
- Physical organic chemistry/analytical chemistry with a focus on the reactivity and selectivity of reactive oxygen species toward persistent environmental contaminants
- Community ecology of stream organisms
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in chemistry, geology, biology, environmental sciences, or related scientific field by date of appointment; experience in environmental research.
Preferred qualification: presentation and publication of previous research.
Candidates for professional contract positions must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Professor E. Michael Perdue
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2013, and will continue until the positions are filled. www.bsu.edu. Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
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DOCTORAL STUDENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
The Ball State University Department of Geological Sciences is seeking a candidate to admit into the doctoral program in Environmental Sciences. The selected candidate would receive annual tuition remission and a competitive research assistantship renewable for three years. The ideal candidate holds a MS and is a self-starter with experience and ambition to seek external funding. Potential areas of research include:
- Low-temperature geochemistry, groundwater tracing, and stable-isotopes in karst aquifers of Kentucky.
- Sediment and nutrient transport in the White River watershed of east-central Indiana.
- Groundwater/geophysical studies related to the world’s largest ground-source geothermal project at BSU.
The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program seeks to attract active, culturally, and academically diverse students of the highest caliber. BSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.