Postdoctoral Fellow

Employer
Noble Research Institute, LLC
Location
Ardmore, Oklahoma, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 17, 2021
Ref
2239901130
Discipline
Land Management
Employment Type
Fellowship
Salary Type
Salary
A Post-Doctoral Research position is available at Noble Research Institute, LLC in Ardmore, Oklahoma. The major focus of the position will be to provide leadership in the development and implementation of research focused on understanding the impacts of regenerative grazingland management on ecologic, economic and social stewardship. More specifically, this position will provide leadership on a research team implementing a project entitled Metrics, Management, and Monitoring: An Investigation into Rangeland and Pasture Soil Health. This is a multi-state project dedicated to better understanding the linkages between grazing land management and overarching ecosystem function. The project will further examine how rural producer well-being affects management decisions in rangeland and pasture systems.

This job has been designated as "safety sensitive" under state law, due to the essential functions in the attached job description.

Postdoctoral Fellow Job Description

This temporary position will be funded through a grant from the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research for up to five years. Initial funding for this position will be provided through Intitute internal funds.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting ranch scale, applied grazingland regenerative research. Primary duties will include leading field data acquisition teams and data analysis. Other duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, diligent and timely design and implementation of research activities, complete data analysis and interpretation, preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and participation in the Institute's professional development program.

A Ph.D. in a STEM related field is required. Degrees in Rangeland, Animal or Ecological Sciences are preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing large scaled grazing trials, intensive field scale soil and plant sampling methods and knowledge in eddy covariance flux measurements. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are essential.

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