Post-Doctoral Associate (Forest Hydrology)

University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, MN, United States
Position Type: 
Postdoc
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Doctorate

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About the Job

Job Duties

This short-term 80%-time post-doctoral position, focused on forest hydrology, will assess the hydrologic drivers associated with forest changes in the upper Great Lakes, namely the Cloquet River and St. Louis River catchments and other neighboring forested watershed draining to Lake Superior.  It is expected that a series of spatial, statistical, and hydrologic tools will be used in order to examine land cover in watershed units and align this with existing hydrologic information, such as long-term stream gages within the priority areas.  In the likely absence of stream gages, particularly on smaller streams and rivers, hydrologic techniques will be used specifically designed for prediction in ungaged basins and “downward” modeling approaches using the available, albeit sparse, available data.

(50%) Analysis
• Conduct research
• Design and run spatial, statistical, and hydrologic analysis based on existing and/or modeled data
• Assist in preparation of scientific manuscripts, reports, and grant proposals

(50%) Communication
• Coordination with collaborators on the broader study of forest landscapes and broader-audience scientific presentations are expected

Required Qualifications
• PhD degree in forest hydrology or related field.

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