Postdoctoral Research Associate - Wetland Microbial Processes, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

A short term postdoctoral position in aquatic and wetland bio geochemistry is available in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Inglett.  The post doc will manage a project assessing environmental controls (e.g., temperature, dissolved oxygen, flow rate) on enzyme expression and microbial activities in a constructed wetland designed for phosphorus removal.  The idea

 candidate will have familiarity with fluorescent enzyme approaches, microbial biomass and respiration measurements, basic isotopic measurements (13C) and sediment core or bottle-type studies.  Candidates should have field experience including boats and sampling in wetland environments. The strongest candidates will also have excellent English communication skills and a dmonstrated ability to publish.  


Duration:  1 year, with additional year pending performance and funding.  

Salary: $35,000-45,000 depending on qualifications.  

Start date: August - October, 2016. 

Application: Interested candidates should send a detailed CV, a brief narrative describing their interests and fit for the position, and a list of three references to (include BGCHEM POSTDOC in the subject field). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.