Postdoctoral Research Associate I

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, United States
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Position Highlights Terrestrial water, ecosystem, and climates are intimately-coupled, coevolving earth system. We aim to improve the understanding of the coupled system dynamics by developing and implementing newly developed models of soil and plant hydraulics in regional climate models through a NASA funded project.

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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Revising the current versions of Noah-MP embedded in NASA Land Information System (LIS) and NU-WRF with our newly developed plant hydraulics and root dynamics,
  • Conducting virtual experiments over the North America, and
  • Analyzing the resulting regional water cycle.