Postdoctorat en sciences de la terre à Calgary

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Postdoctoral Scholar position

Area: Thermochronology
Duration: 1 year
Start date: Fall 2018
Salary: CAN$ 50,000 plus benefits

The Department of Geoscience in the Faculty of Science at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Thermochronology.

Job Description:
We invite applications for an immediate postdoctoral position to conduct research in the Thermo- and Geochronology laboratory of the Department of Geoscience. The successful candidate will join a collaborative team including an experienced professor, a research scientist, and several graduate and undergraduate students that conduct research projects including methodological development of fission track, laser ablation U-Th/He and U-Pb analysis, as well as the application of these methods to active mountain belts and associated sedimentary basins. The University of Calgary provides excellent laboratory facilities including a fission track laboratory, a modern LA-Q-ICP-MS system (ASI Resochron and Agilent 7700) and U-Th-Sm/He line (ASI Alphachron). Applicants are expected to develop and lead their own research project as well as to contribute and co-author to other manuscripts.

Applicants are expected to have completed their PhD in Geoscience or related fields with experience and training in geo-and/or thermochronology methods, ArcGIS, MatLab, computational and analytical skills. Excellence in data management skills, writing of journal publications and research proposals are preferred.

Application details:
The application deadline is September 30, 2018. The position is open immediately but the starting date has some flexibility. The position is for 1 year and can be extended for a second year contingent on funding. Please send curriculum vitae, statement of research interest and contact information for three academic or professional references to Professor Eva Enkelmann by e-mail to More information about our the geoand thermochronology research group at Calgary can be found under