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Postdoc Opening

R. Dave Evans devans at comp.uark.edu
Wed Feb 16 09:41:37 EST 2000


A post-doctoral research associate is needed on a multi-investigator,
NSF-funded project that examines how variation in the magnitude and
distribution of moisture pulses alters the structure and function of
arid land ecosystems.  The fieldwork for the project will be in
Canyonlands National Park and surrounding areas. The Arkansas research
group will address nitrogen fixation by biological soil crusts, plant
nitrogen acquisition, soil nitrogen and carbon transformations, and
gaseous nitrogen loss from crusts and soils.  Extensive measurements
will also be made of the isotopic composition of plants, soils, and
trace gasses.  The successful applicant must be willing to work at
desert field sites for extended periods.  A Ph.D. in ecology or related
field is required.  Knowledge and experience with stable isotopes, soil
N and C, or trace gas analysis is desirable.

To apply please send an application letter with research interests and
experience, CV, reprints, and names, addresses, and E-mail addresses of
three references to: 
Dr. R. Dave Evans 
Department of Biological Sciences 
University of Arkansas 
Fayetteville, AR  72701  
Phone: 501-575-7093
Email: devans at comp.uark.edu

Review of applications will begin 7 March and will continue until a
suitable candidate is found.  Additional information is also given at
the web site: http://biology.uark.edu/devans/evans.html.

The University of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

R.D. Evans
Stable Isotope Lab
Biological Sciences
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR   72701

email: devans at comp.uark.edu
phone: 501-575-7093
fax: 501-575-4010
Homepage: http://biology.uark.edu/devans/evans.html
Isotope Lab: http://biology.uark.edu/uasil/home.html


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