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Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Massachusetts

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst calls application for Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geosciences. The Research Associate will do the following duties

  • Develop a research plan for investigating DT and GIA for critical time slices.
  • Be completely responsible for carrying out computer modeling.
  • Share in the publication of manuscripts and in scientific conferences and planned workshops.

Other Functions

  • Work collaboratively and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness.
  • Work in partnership with colleagues within the CNS community and across the campus to support the Dean’s strategic priorities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the mission and goals of the College of Natural Sciences.

Minimum Qualifications

The incumbent at this Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Massachusetts will have the following qualifications

  • Must have a Ph.D. at the time of hire, with a background in Earth Sciences, Physics, and other quantitative subjects.
  • Familiarity with existing and emerging geophysical computer models (e.g., ASPECT and other tools like those associated with Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics web portal).
  • Motivated, and comfortable with teamwork and collaboration.
  • Openness to mentoring and professional development programs routinely offered.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

While we expect office space and computer portal will be available within the Geoscience space in Morrill Science Center, the candidate may have to work remotely as COVID-19 accommodations warrant.

Additional Details

  • The preferred start date is January 16, 2021.
  • A May 2021 start date might also be acceptable if the right candidate is found.
  • Questions about the position can be sent to Julie Brigham-Grette, UMass, [email protected]

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The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst, UMass, or Massachusetts) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts. It is the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system. UMass Amherst has an annual enrollment of approximately 1,300 faculty members and more than 30,000 students. The university offers academic degrees in 109 undergraduate, 77 masters and 48 doctoral programs. Programs are coordinated in nine schools and colleges.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 September,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerThe University of Massachusetts



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