The Applied Ecology Department, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, seeks to hire a postdoctoral fellow to join an AUT-led international research team of a 36-months project funded by the Australian Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre and the New Zealand Seafood Innovations.
The successful candidate will have : A PhD in marine biogeochemistry and experience with analyses of carbon and nitrogen transformations in marine sediment.
You will conduct a series of laboratory experiments to discern the effects of organic enrichment on sedimentary microbial processes and associated sediment-seawater solute exchange.
Experiences with isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS, N2 production), membrane inlet mass spectrometry (MIMS, N2 flux), micro-segmented flow analyses (nitrate, nitrite, ammonia), potentiometric and amperometric porewater analyses (O2 and pH), and techniques for analyses of the seawater carbonate system (dissolved inorganic carbon and total alkalinity) are critical.
A strong publication record, experience in project management, and willingness to conduct regular seagoing field trips and to supervise research projects of undergraduate and postgraduate students will be an advantage.
This is a full-time, three-year appointment. The position is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020 and it is anticipated that the position will commence no later than February 1, 2021.
Job Ref : 74018Closing Date : 21st October 2020 23 : 55 Pm