Postdoctoral Fellow I (Watershed Sciences, Fine Sediment Lab)

Utah State University
Logan, UT, United States
Position Type: 
Postdoc
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Doctorate
Apply By: 
ASAP

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Overview

Postdoctoral Research Scientist position available in the Watershed Sciences Department at Utah State University as a collaboration between the Brahney Environmental Biogeochemistry Lab and Belmont Hydrology and Fine Sediment Lab.

Project: Identifying sediment sources and guiding conservation strategies for the Mississippi River Basin.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in a collaborative project aimed to identify sources of sediment to the Mississippi River. The postdoc will develop a sediment fingerprinting database to evaluate data gaps and develop best practices.

Qualifications

  • PhD in relevant field (Geochemistry, Geomorphology, Biogeochemistry, etc)
  • Familiarity with sediment fingerprinting methods
  • Proficiency in R, Matlab, or Python
  • Relevant experience in data architecture/modeling and data base management systems

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. CV that includes the names and contact information for three references emailed to Janice.brahney@usu.edu and uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. A letter describing your background, interest in the research area specifically addressing how you anticipate contributing to the project goals to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
  3. Unofficial transcripts to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.