Postdoctoral Position.  

The Large Lakes Observatory of the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks a postdoctoral researcher for investigations of paleoclimate in southwestern North America.  The 15-month project involves developing a high resolution dataset from lake sediments (focusing on the period from 550 to 350 ka) using a range of geochemical techniques (organic biomarkers and isotopes; XRF core scanning) and evaluation and interpretation of datasets using techniques such as time series analysis and cross spectral analysis. Opportunities exist for development of additional projects related to the general theme of southwestern North American climate. 

For additional information contact Dr. Erik Brown ([log in to unmask]) and Dr. Josef Werne ([log in to unmask]).  

The University of Minnesota requires that you apply online for this position.  Visit http://employment.umn.edu and search for Job Requisition166503.  Complete applications will be reviewed beginning 31 July 2010.

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Josef Werne

Associate Professor

Large Lakes Observatory and 

Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry

University of Minnesota Duluth

10 University Dr., 109 RLB

Duluth, MN 55812

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phone: 218-726-7435 (LLO) 218-726-7436 (Chem)

fax: 218-726-6979 (LLO)