Research Scientist (Hydrologic Modeling)

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, TX, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 


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Job Description


  • Model surface water (SW) - groundwater (GW) interactions and/or link macro-scale hydrologic models to hydrodynamic models, and/or develop strategies to better manage water resources.
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication.
  • Assist in writing grant proposals and progress reports
  • Work in interdisciplinary team.
  • Train graduate students.

Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Four years of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Writing and communication skills.
  • Familiar with GIS software and data resources and have strong programming skills (e.g., MATLAB, python, or C/Fortran/Linux shell programming).

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prefer degree in Civil/Environmental/Agricultural Engineering with emphasis on hydrology and/or water resources.
  • Experienced in integrated SW-GW models (e.g. PIHM, SWAT-MODFLOW) and/or macroscale hydrologic models (e.g., VIC).

To apply, candidate should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts of B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees, and contact information of three references.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.