Postdoctoral Research Associate in Freshwater Ecology/Hydrology

Alabama A&M University

Normal, AL, USA 🇺🇸

About Alabama A&M University :

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.

Job Description:


We are recruiting a post-doctoral research associate to join our team investigating the interplay between hydrology, biogeochemistry, and microbial communities in shaping responses to stream intermittency across three geographic regions. Specifically, this post-doctoral researcher will be funded with a supplement grant to the “Aquatic Intermittency effects on Microbiomes in Streams (AIMS),” project

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support research
  • Data analysis
  • Mentor and advice graduate and undergraduate students
  • Support undergraduate research opportunities
  • Participate in course, curriculum, and program development
  • Workshop development
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • Ph.D. in ecology, hydrology, limnology, biology, fisheries, or a related discipline

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in mentoring students
  • Interest in active and collaborative learning
  • Project management skills
  • Experience with sensors and sensor networks

Additional Information:


The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.

CLOSING DATE: Review will start 12/15/2021 and continue until filled

Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following documents online

  • Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript (if applicable)

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