Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOC_LI [#25850]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Environmental Science & Engineering
Earth Sciences and Engineering
Atmospheric Sciences
Hydrology
Climate Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/09/21, finished 2024/04/03, listed until 2024/03/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

A postdoctoral researcher position is available in the Division of Earth and Climate Sciences, NSOE, Duke University. The successful applicant will work on EPA-USDA Forest Service-funded projects to assess cumulative effects of wildfires on water quality and quantity over the United States. The position is based in Durham NC; The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of extension to a maximum of 3 years pending on satisfactory performance and funding availability. Primary qualifications:

· PhD from an accredited college or university in Atmospheric/Climate/Earth Science, Hydrology, Watershed Science, Environmental Science/Engineering, Physical Geography, or related field.

· One to three (1-3) years of research experience of numerical and/or machine learning models; analyzing models output on hydrology and water quality; presenting scientific results to scientific and general audiences; writing reports and manuscripts for scientific publications.

· Strong foundation in hydrological modeling and analytical skills of fire induced water quality and quantity changes

· Ability to conduct research and work collaboratively with colleagues.

The ideal start time for this position is fall of 2023, but the position will remain open until filled.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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