Water Quality Modeling PostDoc

Employer
Anna Linhoss, PhD
Location
Mississippi State University
Salary
Up to $55,000 per year + benifits
Posted
Aug 20, 2018
Closes
Sep 19, 2018
Ref
497289
Career Level
Postdoctoral
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Position function: The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University in cooperation with NOAA is searching for a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research on coastal water quality dynamics and modeling in Biscayne Bay, Florida. The position will be housed and advised at Mississippi State University and also co-advised by the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, Florida.

Essential duties and responsibilities: Conduct research on spatially and temporally variable water quality dynamics and land cover in Biscayne Bay, Florida, develop situationally appropriate models, write reports and peer reviewed publications, and other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in environmental science, engineering, or related field

ABD/degree pending: Yes

Preferred qualifications: Experience with coastal watershed processes, nutrient dynamics, and phytoplankton dynamics

Knowledge, skills and abilities: GIS modeling, water quality modeling, computer coding, and statistical software

Working conditions and physical effort: The applicant must have the ability to perform routine office work and field work in inclement weather in the summer climate, including long hours and weekends. Extended periods of time may be spent on-site at Biscayne Bay, Florida.

Instructions for applying: Apply on-line by submitting a cover letter, resume, copy of your PhD transcript, and list of three references.

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