Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow, focusing on advancing soil carbon sequestration strategies at RESTOR-C, a new Energy Earthshot Research Center. Conduct cutting-edge research to understand and enhance the persistence of plant inputs in soil, collaborating with experts in soil science, (bio)geochemistry, plant science, microbiology, modeling, and life-cycle analysis. Responsibilities include soil sampling, radiocarbon dating, metabolomic analysis, and synthesizing chemical and physical-chemical data. Join a multidisciplinary team at two national laboratories and four universities. You will be working with Margaret Torn and Trent Northen. Ample opportunities for research integration, carbon dioxide removal monitoring, and evaluation of outcomes.
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  • Additional Dates: Desired start date is May 1, 2024 but earlier or later start dates will be considered. Apply by March 20, 2024 with the following application materials: Cover Letter - Describe your interest in this position and the relevance of your background in 1-2 pages. Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume, including publication list. PDFs of 1-3 of your relevant publications.
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