Dear probeusers,

please find below the details for an open position as a post-doc at Florida International University. 


Postdoctoral Position Available -  Remote Electron Microscopy for the Undergraduate Geoscience Classroom

We are seeking applicants for a one-year postdoctoral appointment at Florida International University, Miami, FL for the NSF/TUES project:  Expanding the Use of Online Remote Electron Microscopy in the Classroom to Transform Undergraduate Geoscience Education.  Applicants should have some expertise operating an EPMA and/or SEM, a doctorate in Geoscience, and an interest in Geoscience Education.  Research objectives are to examine the impact of remote classroom use of electron microscopy to improve geoscience education outcomes, and to define best practices and obstacles for remote use of instrumentation by geoscience educators.  The post-doctoral fellow will provide instrument support to remote educational users, help develop geoscience curriculum using remote EPMA and SEM analysis, and participate in assessment processes.  The Florida Center for Analytical Electron Microscopy at FIU ( has a full-time engineer in charge of instrument maintenance and development.  Project collaborators are Rosemary Hickey-Vargas (FIU); Jeffrey Ryan (USF); James MacDonald (FGCU) and Mary Beck (Valencia College).  To apply, send a letter of interest, CV and names of 3 referees directly to [log in to unmask].   The position is open as early as August 20, 2016 and no later than October 1, 2016.  

Dr. Anette von der Handt

Department of Earth Sciences
University of Minnesota
310 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Office phone: (612) 624-7370
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