Research Associate II/III

Auburn University

Auburn, AL, US


Position Information
Research Associate II/III  
Forestry & Wildlife  
$35,000 – $65,500  
Limited Term  
This position is responsible for maintaining and helping further develop the Wetland Water Quality model (WetQual) developed at the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. The main code of WetQual is written in Fortran-90. The graphical user interface is written in C# .Net Framework. The successful candidate must be proficient with both languages and numerical methods. The successful candidate is also expected to collect, synthesize, and analyze environmental, meteorological, soil, and water data to help testing new modules of WetQual. This position will be responsible for writing peer-reviewed publications and helping in proposal writing to obtain external funding.  
Designation as a Research Associate requires a Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Environmental Science, Engineering, or a field relevant to the essential responsibilities of the position plus two (2) years of experience in research practices and protocols to include FORTRAN and C# languages, Microsoft .NET framework, and water quality modeling in wetlands. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience.

Please utilize the attachment feature of the online employment site and attach the following: cover letter outlining your experience for the position, current resume, and contact information for three professional references. Only complete application packets will be accepted for review.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.  

Desired qualifications include an advanced degree from an accredited institution in Civil, Biological, or Agriculture engineering and experience with GIS and watershed models (especially SWAT).