Postdoctoral Researcher (Water Resources)

 (via AGU)
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO, United States
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The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering (GGPE) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in water resources research to begin in January 2019.  The candidate will work closely with Dr. David Borrok on projects related to water budgets, water quality/geochemistry, water sustainability, flooding, and similar water-related issues. Relevant qualifications include experience working with chemical data, large databases, and geospatial software and tools. The successful applicant will be expected to write manuscripts, present scientific papers, and help mentor students. They will also have the opportunity to write research grants and, if interested, gain teaching experience. Support will be provided to attend scientific meetings. A Ph.D. in the Geosciences or a closely-related field at the time of hire is required.

Missouri S&T is one of the nation’s leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery.  Rolla, Missouri, is also home to the USGS Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science and the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, which provide many opportunities for collaboration with USGS scientists. More information about the department can be found at  For further information about this position, please contact Dr. David Borrok (

Applications must be submitted online through the Missouri S&T human resources site at Application materials must have the position reference number 00075531. Documents for upload must include: (1) a letter summarizing the candidate’s experience and qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a statement of research interests. Names and contact information for three references must also be provided. Applications must be received by October 31, 2019.

Missouri S&T is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran. Females, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The university participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at: 1-888-464-4218.