Thread: Postdoc in Geodynamics and Geoselenics

Started: 2020-03-10 09:30:20
Last activity: 2020-03-10 09:30:20
Topics: AGU Meetings
Chris Spencer
2020-03-10 09:30:20
Dear all,

Please see below a Postdoctoral Fellowship as part of the newly established Stephen Cheeseman Geoselenic Research Project hosted by the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

The Stephen Cheeseman Geoselenic Research Project was established in 2020 to address fundamental questions about the interactions within the Earth-Moon system. The project will focus on the integration of multi-disciplinary research as it pertains to improving our understanding of the relevance of the Moon for Earth processes including plate tectonics, core and mantle convection/geochemistry, magnetohydrodynamics, the geodynamo and the evolution and future of life on Earth. The project is collaborative in nature and will give the postdoctoral fellow (PDF) opportunities to continue existing and establish new collaborations with international research groups in geodynamics and planetary sciences. The PDF is expected to conduct original research within the scope of this project and serve as an integrator of geoselenic research. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate a willingness to conduct integrative research to solve fundamental science questions. The research background can be theoretical, numerical or applied, but must address global scale processes. The project will further fund one PhD student and host an international workshop in geoselenic research during the tenure of the PDF.

Attached is further information about the PDF position.

Inquiries about the Stephen Cheeseman Geoselenic Research Project or details about the position can be requested from Prof. Vicki Remenda (vicki.remenda<at> or Prof. Alexander Braun (braun<at>

Best regards,

Christopher J Spencer
Assistant Professor
Tectonochemistry and Geodynamics
Miller 229, 36 Union St
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON, Canada
K7L 3N6

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