Cosmogenic dating group

The National Laboratory for Age Determination consists of laboratories for radiocarbon- and dendrochronology.The carbon dating facilities include a mass spectrometer with an elemental analyzer used for stable isotope (C sample graphitization.The laboratory is undergoing a restructure and consolidation phase with regard to external services and research areas.These changes involve expansions in research areas, establishment of new preparation lines, web-solutions for customers, and new dating services.

Both Post Doc Fellows will be part of the research group at the laboratory.

They are expected to contribute to the research efforts in ongoing activities as well as initiate new fields of investigation.

Both Post Doc Fellows are required to contribute in establishing an educational program in dating techniques and its applications.

They are expected to apply for and obtain external funding for research projects and to interact in interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments at NTNU and other research institutions, as well as in national and international research programs.

The ideal candidate for Post Doc 1 must hold a Ph D in physics or chemistry, whereas applicants for Post Doc 2 should preferably have a Ph D in Quaternary/marine geology, or another relevant field of the earth sciences.

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To lead-206 could be used as a means of dating minerals. Carbon-14 14C is a member of a group of very rare isotopes called cosmogenic nuclides. 
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