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Vacancies 25 Jan 2021

Vacancies in soil science and related fields. Use ISMC Vacancies as reference.

Research Soil Scientist, Natural Resources Conservation Services, Lincoln, Nebraska, US

The National Soil Survey Center Research Branch in Lincoln, NE is hiring a research soil scientist.  This position will focus on the development and application of soil biology, soil health and dynamic soil properties knowledge, methods and information relevant to soil survey.  The incumbent will be expected to conduct research as part of a team in support of NRCS and NCSS missions. Deadline 01/18/2021. See link for details


Tenure-Track Faculty Position, University of Florida, Florida, US

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2021. We invite applicants in all areas of observational, theoretical and computational geosciences who specialize in using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in their research. We particularly encourage applicants in the areas of natural hazards, climate change, solid Earth geophysics, remote sensing, or allied Earth system fields. The Geological Sciences department at UF has developed a strong expertise in high-performance numerical computing of Earth System dynamics, providing an ideal context for future work and collaborations involving AI/ML research in the Earth Sciences. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2021, and the position will remain open until filled. See link for details


Soil Microbial Ecology & Carbon Cycling Postdoc, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, US

A position is available in a research program focused on microbial carbon cycling and climate feedbacks in terrestrial ecosystems. The program uses meta-‘omic strategies to investigate how natural variation in microbial composition can drive large, persistent variation in carbon flow from plant litter decomposition. See link for details



PhD position in agro-ecosystem modelling, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Germany

Opening for a highly motivated person to start a PhD in an interdisciplinary team on a 65% TVL E13 salary scale at Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF). The main objective of the position is to develop a modelling approach to simulate biophysical processes in novel diversified cropping systems.

Please send your application by e-mail including a letter of motivation in English, CV, proof of qualification, transcript of records and certificates, and the names and contact information for three references stating the reference number 96-2020 as one PDF file, max. 5 MB before January 24, 2021 to:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact: Prof. Dr. Claas Nendel (Phone +49(0)33432/82-355;


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