The Department of Geography and Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center (BASC) at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher to investigate the biosphere-atmosphere gas exchange of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) from terrestrial ecosystems. The expected starting date is Spring to Summer 2015. The two-year research position will entail measurements of net ecosystem fluxes of BVOCs at tower sites, with an emphasis on light hydrocarbons and halocarbons. Major requirements are: 1) expertise in micrometeorological techniques, such as eddy covariance or REA, 2) experience in trace gas measurement – including materials compatibility, sampling method, sample storage and analysis using gas chromatography, and 3) experience in automation and remote operation of field instruments. Your application should include: a) curriculum vitae; b) cover letter describing research experience, interests, and names and contact information of 3 references; and c) 1-2 representative publications. Please send your application package (PDF format preferred) directly to Dr. Robert Rhew at: [email protected] Questions regarding this position can also be directed to this address. The review of applications will begin March 1, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.

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  • Additional Dates: The review of applications will begin March 1, 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.
  • Contact: Robert Rhew email
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