Postdoc in Large-Scale Hydrology and Regional Runoff Models

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH, United States
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Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher. The successful candidate will conduct research in large-scale hydrology and regional runoff models. The position contributes to several areas of ongoing research including, but not limited to: simulating historical runoff in the Nile basin and simulating soil moisture for selected large watersheds in the US. The candidate will also be encouraged to develop their own research questions.

Requirements Ph.D in Civil Engineering, physical geography or related fields; strong written and oral communication skills; proven record of high productivity.

Desired Skills Experience in gridded hydrologic models (e.g. VIC), climate model output, and statistics preferred.

Application Process

The position is available as early as January 1, 2021 or starting in Summer 2021, for the duration of one year, with extension to a second year, depending on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Interested candidates should provide an application package as a single pdf containing:

  • a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s expertise meets the position requirements listed above, and including a statement of career goals;
  • a CV;
  • up to three research papers, published, under review, or in preparation for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and
  • a list of two references, including names, affiliations and contact information with phone number and email. Reference letters are not necessary.

Application files and inquiries should be submitted to Dr. James Stagge at Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2020, but earlier applications are welcome and will be reviewed as received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.