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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Rob Jackson

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Jackson, Rob
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Environ Earth System Science
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2 years
Appointment Start Date: 
January 2022
How to Submit Application Materials: 

The Jackson lab at Stanford University ( is hiring a full-time postdoctoral scientist. The successful postdoc will characterize methane emissions from household appliances, such as stoves,while also measuring emissions of other pollutants such as benzene, NOx, and formaldehyde. The data will be used to evaluate the climate impact of unburned natural gas from stoves and other appliances, and to measure and model potential impacts from health-damaging pollutants that may be co-emitted with methane. We seek candidates with expertise in gas flux instrumentation, BTEX compounds, air quality, and/or toxicology. Both projects povide opportunities for collaboration and travel both domestically and internationally. Project investigators include Rob Jackson ( and others as part of a larger effort to improve understanding of sources and sinks in the global methane cycle through the Global Carbon Project ( Minority applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Apply by December 15, 2021, for full consideration. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Required Qualifications: 
  • PhD
Required Application Materials: 
  • CV
  • Statement of research
  • Diversity statement
  • Three letters of recommendation


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.