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Postdoctoral Researcher - Watershed Modeling

Portland State University
Portland, Oregon
$50,004 - $61,308 DOE, plus comprehensive benefits package.
Closing date
Jun 6, 2019
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Postdoctoral Researcher in Watershed Modeling

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Portland State University has one Postdoctoral scholar position open. The successful candidate will support riverine hydrodynamic, transport and water quality modeling projects. The tasks involved will include but are not limited to the following:

1) Develop riverine hydrodynamic, transport and water quality modeling of nutrients and toxic chemicals,
2) Modify/improve existing hydrodynamic and water quality models and validate new capabilities,
3) Apply 1D and 2D numerical models, conduct model runs and process models results, and
4) Contribute to the dissemination of the team’s scientific advances through publications.

The initial appointment is for one year, renewable for additional years contingent upon satisfactory performance, mutual agreement, and viability of funds.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in hydrology, hydraulics, environmental engineering, chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry, or a related field.

The candidate must have experience in numerical model and programming such as Fortran, Python, etc.

The starting annual salary rate for this position will be between $50,004 and $61,308, depending on level of experience. The starting salary may be negotiable above this range, however it will be dependent upon the knowledge, experience, skills and abilities of the chosen candidate, the budget of the hiring department, and approval from HR. PSU’s excellent benefits package includes 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.

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