This is a 12-month, full-time, ranked, non-tenure track research faculty appointment with 100% research responsibilities. Salary commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will serve as the University of Missouri Principal Investigator for the MOFLUX project, part of the ORNL’s Terrestrial Ecosystem Science (TES) Scientific Focus Area (SFA) (http://tes-sfa.ornl.gov/), supported by DOE BER and be responsible for the daily operation of the MOFLUX site. He/she will leverage the MOFLUX project to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized program in Forest Biogeosciences focused on deciduous forests of the Central Hardwood Region of the United States.
A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in eddy flux theory and applications, gas analyzers, datalogging and communications. Desirable areas of candidate research expertise include tree physiology, whole-plant carbon partitioning, carbon cycle modeling, plant water relations, and drought stress physiology. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in obtaining extramural research funding, publishing in leading peer-reviewed journals, and participation in interdisciplinary collaborations. A proven ability to effectively communicate with professional colleagues is essential.
To apply for this position, please visit the MU web site at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, narratives of research interests and the names and contact information of three references.
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