The laboratories of Dr. Taryn Bauerle and Dr. Johannes Lehmann at Cornell University invite applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in the area of rhizosphere ecology and plant water relations. The postdoctoral associate will conduct field and lab based research using new imaging technologies to examine plant root exudates and soil carbon dynamics as part of a funded project on rhizosphere water and carbon dynamics.
Division of time: 40% Data gathering in both field and lab based research scenarios
25% Data analyses
35% Manuscript and grant proposal writing
This position will not supervise others.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant ecophysiology, plant science, soil science, environmental microbiology, or related discipline(s) completed by start date. Excellent English communication skills are expected. The candidate should have documented expertise in root exudates, soil biogeochemistry or microbial ecology focusing on plant-soil interactions and/or spatiotemporal patterns of chemical and biological properties in the rhizosphere.
Other preferred qualifications include- experience in conducting field-scale experiments, ability to work both independently and collaboratively, ability to formulate creative, hypothesis-driven projects, and a strong record of publications.
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