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Post Doc in Hydrology at Univ. of Wyoming

University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming
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Feb 12, 2022

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We seek a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at the University of Wyoming to work on a team consisting of academic scientists and private contractors.  The researcher will contribute to research activities to improve the measurement and modeling of consumptive use and hydrologic fluxes in agricultural systems in the Upper Colorado River Basin. We seek a candidate with expertise in vadose zone hydrologic processes and process-based crop modeling. The successful candidate will closely collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, and will oversee field data collection, model calibration and configuration, model implementation and uncertainty quantification. The incumbent will communicate with stakeholders involved in the project, and present outcomes of the project at scientific conferences and meetings, as well as write reports and publications.

The applicant should have the ability to measure and model hydrologic processes on watersheds and agriculture system. Competent with hydrologic measurement equipment (meteorologic stations, soil moisture probes) and data loggers (e.g., Campbell Scientific, HOBO etc.). Experience with process based hydrologic models (e.g, HYDRUS).

A Doctoral Degree is required for this position, however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their Doctoral Degree and will complete the degree prior to starting work. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in using process-based hydrologic models and have hands-on experience in data assimilation techniques. Experience and skills in hydrologic measurement field equipment, measurement and modeling of evapotranspiration, use of remote sensing data to estimate ET, programming languages (e.g. Fortran, C++ and Python/R) and analytical skills in model evaluation are strongly preferred.

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter including a statement of interest, C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  

 UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email

To apply, go here: and search for job ID 212872.

For more information about the position, contact either

Dr. Ginger Paige, Professor.

Dr. Scott Miller, Professor.


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