Job opportunity: postdoctoral scholar in chemical oceanography/metrology

Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Position: The University of Delaware (UD) College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in chemical oceanography and metrology. The successful candidate will work on a NOAA funded project to aid in development of a reference material for ocean pH by establishing traceability of pH indicator dyes to the International System of Units (SI). The scholar will make use of state-of-the-art analytical and experimental facilities at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, where the position will be located (with the appointment made through the University of Delaware). The postdoc will also attend field test cruises with the UD group. The appointment will be for one year, with continuation pending funding and progress. 

Requirements: Candidates must have a PhD in either chemical oceanography, analytical chemistry, or a closely related field. Demonstrated skills with spectrophotometry, potentiometry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, and/or physical chemistry are preferred.

Application deadline: position will remain open until filled.

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