Postdoctoral researcher in Hydrology, Ecohydrology, or Computational Hydrology

University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, NV, USA 🇺🇸

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Job Description

The Nevada Mountain Ecohydrology Group in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks a postdoctoral researcher in the fields of hydrology, ecohydrology, or computational hydrology. The researcher would be primarily working on forest hydrology and management issues in the Sierra Nevada and larger western U.S. on projects funded by the U.S. Forest Service and National Science Foundation. The two year position (with possibility of extension) would offer flexibility in research interests and directions. Expectations are for high productivity in peer-review and related publications. The research group is a mix of post-docs, graduate students, technicians, and undergraduates. Opportunities exist for teaching and outreach around these subjects. The post-doctoral researcher will be expected to work closely with students and help manage larger research projects. Career development opportunities will be provided to ensure long-term success in their chosen field.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Hydrology or Water Resources or a related field.
  • Completion of a doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline is required.
  • The doctoral degree must have been completed within the five years immediately preceding the first date of appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the University.
  • The individual cannot have held previous positions in the professional ranks.

Compensation Grade: Postdoctoral Scholar

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Exempt: Yes

Full-Time Equivalent: 100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

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Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


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IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development