Postdoctoral Scholar in surface water modeling

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX, USA 馃嚭馃嚫

Posting Information

Position TitlePostdoctoral Scholar
Job Posting Number202328NTL
Job LocationSan Marcos
CollegeOffice of Research and Sponsored Programs
Department/SchoolMeadows Ctr for Water & the Environment
Position DescriptionThe Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar with experience in surface water modeling. The position involves work on projects in support of our mission to perform research that informs science-based solutions to pressing issues in water resources management. The post-doc will work in a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in numerical modeling, statistical methods, and water resources management. The post-doc will ideally complement the existing knowledge/expertise of the team. Current work underway involves improving understanding of how climate change will affect future surface and groundwater resources in Texas, however, some Meadow鈥檚 Center researchers are involved in other national and international collaborative research efforts and additional project opportunities may be available. The post-doc will also participate with the team in dissemination of research results and in the development of proposals for future research projects. Contract is one year with extension to two or more based on satisfactory performance.
Required Qualifications路 Ph.D., from an appropriately accredited university, in Hydrology, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or a field requiring substantive computational modeling路 Demonstrated experience in surface water modeling using a recognized approach and/or package (e.g., HEC codes, GSFLOW, SWAT, etc.)路 Strong programing proficiency, ideally using Python and/or R路 Experience with presentation and publication of scientific researchAbility to work independently
Preferred QualificationsAdditional qualifications that would be considered favorably include, but are not limited to, the following:路 Other programming skills in addition to those listed above路 Knowledge and/or experience with SQL or related approaches to relational database management路 Experience with coding algorithms and/or algorithms development路 Knowledge of multivariate analysis and/or techniques used in uncertainty analysis路 Advanced knowledge of statistical techniques employed in water modeling research/stochastic hydrology路 Experiencing serving data via web interfaces including, e.g., R Shiny apps, CKAN, or other路 Experience using WRAP software under the WAM systemExperience with PHREEQC
Application ProceduresThe consideration date is <one month from date of posting>, all applications will come through our online portal provide the following materials:
路 Cover letter detailing professional interest in the position
路 CV or Resume with list of publications
路 Contact information for two refereesThe selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from the highest degree granting institution.
Type of PositionFull-Time
Proposed Start Date
Posting Date12/12/2022
Evaluation of Applications Begins
Full Consideration Date01/10/2023
Close Date01/09/2023
Open Until Filled?No
EEO/AA StatementTexas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Eligibility for EmploymentProper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Tobacco-Free CampusTexas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Why Work at Texas State?Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
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