CUAHSI posts jobs and opportunities within the community at no charge.

Have an opportunity you’d like posted? Please contact us at commgr@cuahsi.org. Please ensure that posts contain all relevant information, including a link or contact person as well as an “expiration date” to be removed from our list of active postings. 

Post-doctoral Position - Mason Flood Hazard Research Lab

The Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering from George Mason University invites applications for a post-doctoral position to join the Mason Flood Hazards Research Lab for a recently awarded project “EESLR 2019: Quantifying the benefits of natural and nature-based features in Maryland’s Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays to inform conservation and management under future sea level rise scenarios” from the NOAA Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program cooperative agreement (https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/news/nccos-crp-eeslr-awards-2019/?fbclid=IwAR2b_nZefKa3QDOVGIemQcSe28fV1QV04pKo0JtjmEkk-xLhTUZbIRQtYNE).

Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Modeler

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Modeler position within the Division of Environmental Management, Bureau of Water Quality. 

This is a full-time permanent position located at the central office in Madison, WI. Application deadline is February 3, 2020.

https://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=100949&jobid=100463&org=370&class=55973&index=true

The Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Modeler position serves as a water resources modeler and technical consultant for the Water Quality Bureau. This is a highly technical position responsible for statistical or mechanistic stressor-response modeling and statistical consultation, with a strategic focus on simulating impacts of pollution and other stressors on aquatic ecosystems, notably lakes. This position works in a small technical team, where individual roles and responsibilities may be adapted based on the distribution of skills and the needs of multiple concurrent projects. The Water Quality and Aquatic Ecosystems Modeler  position coordinates and implements technical aspects of water quality modeling for the successful development, planning, and implementation of water quality management efforts such as Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) throughout the state. This position also provides scientific leadership in assessing ecological impacts of various stressors on Wisconsin waters and evaluating management solutions, adapting/applying ecological theory to these issues. Developing data visualization tools and science communication pieces will also be required. 

Economic Analysis of Remediation/Restoration Outcomes at Great Lakes AOCs & Superfund Sites

A postdoctoral research opportunity is currently available at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), Center for Environmental Measurement and Modeling (CEMM), Watershed & Ecosystem Characterization Division (WECD), Watershed Management Branch (WMB), in Cincinnati, Ohio. EPA ORD recently reorganized and these are the newly named Centers/Divisions/Branches. This was formerly in ORD’s National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL), within the Immediate Office (IO).

Organization

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 

How to Apply

A complete application consists of: 

  • an application 
  • Transcript(s) - For this opportunity, an unofficial transcript or copy of the student academic records printed by the applicant or by academic advisors from internal institution systems may be submitted. All transcripts must be in English or include an official English translation. Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts. 
  • A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
  • Two educational or professional recommendations

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation. 

If you have questions, send an email to EPArpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email. 

Application Deadline

2/25/2020 3:00 PM Eastern Time Zone 

Description 

*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis. 

Graduate Assistantship in Water Education

Applications are invited for a 12-month (renewable) graduate assistantship at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln (UNL), the flagship, land-grant institution in the state of Nebraska. The graduate student would join a collaborative team of postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate researchers led by Dr. Cory Forbes in the UNL School of Natural Resources. The successful  applicant will also be part of a dynamic and growing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), FANH (food, agriculture, natural resources, and human science), and discipline-based research (DBER) community at UNL. 

ASU GRA

This position will support a doctoral student to work in an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team on international sustainability research about the food-energy-water nexus in Argentina and Uruguay. This .50 FTE funded position is available beginning fall semester 2020. As part of the research team, the doctoral student will work under the supervision of Professor Dave White, deputy director of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, and director of Decision Center for a Desert City at Arizona State University. The assistantship is available to support the student for doctoral studies in one of the following programs:

  • Sustainability
  • Community Resources and Development
  • Environmental Social Science
  • Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology

Please see individual program descriptions for degree information, application procedures, admissions requirements, curriculum, etc. Professor White is endorsed to chair doctoral students in each program

UMD Post-Doc

The University of Maryland (UMD) invites applications for a postdoctoral associate position focused on forging innovations at the nexus of food, energy, and water (FEW) systems. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this position will include a competitive salary and benefits. The position is available beginning in Spring semester 2020.

The postdoc will join an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research team developing innovative approaches to integrated planning of FEW systems in the context of major international sustainability challenges in Argentina and Uruguay. Benefiting from robust relationships with stakeholders, this research will sit at the exciting and consequential interface between science and decision-making. The postdoc will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Thomas Wild (http://blog.umd.edu/wildgroup/), Assistant Research Professor at the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, with co-advising from an experienced UMD team with diverse expertise, including Dr. Leon Clarke, Dr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, and Dr. Mohamad Hejazi. As part of a large multi-institutional project, the student will also join a cohesive research team that includes collaborating researchers from Tufts University and Arizona State University.

Tufts PhD GRA

This position will support a doctoral student to work in an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team on international sustainability research about the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus in Argentina and Uruguay.

UMD PhD GRA

The University of Maryland (UMD) invites applications for a doctoral student position focused on forging innovations at the nexus of food, energy, and water (FEW) systems. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this graduate research assistantship will include tuition waiver, a competitive graduate stipend, and health benefits. The position is available beginning in Fall semester 2020.

The doctoral student will join an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research team developing innovative approaches to integrated planning of FEW systems in the context of major international sustainability challenges in Argentina and Uruguay. Benefiting from robust relationships with stakeholders, this research will sit at the exciting and consequential interface between science and decision-making. The student will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Thomas Wild (http://blog.umd.edu/wildgroup/), Assistant Research Professor at the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, with co-advising from an experienced UMD team with diverse expertise, including Dr. Leon Clarke, Dr. Fernando Miralles- Wilhelm, and Dr. Mohamad Hejazi. As part of a large multi-institutional project, the student will also join a cohesive research team that includes collaborating researchers from Tufts University and Arizona State University. The student will have the flexibility to enroll at UMD in an academic program consistent with their background and interests.

Hydrology Staff Research Position and Post-Doc Position

The Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, (CW3E; cw3e.ucsd.edu) is a research and applications center established in 2014 at Scripps Institution of Oceanography by its Director, Dr. F. Martin Ralph. CW3E focuses on the physical understanding, observations, and weather predictions of extreme weather and water events to support effective policies and practices to improve resilience in the Western U.S. CW3E carries out its goals with a diverse network of research and operational partners.  Individuals will be joining a group of about 50 individuals including graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, staff scientists and engineers, and a number of faculty.

Executive Director for the Division of Hydrologic Sciences

The Desert Research Institute (DRI), is seeking a qualified innovative individual to provide scientific leadership and management for its Division of Hydrologic Sciences (DHS). The primary function of the DHS Executive Director is to support, facilitate, and expand Division research activities through leadership that augments and enhances the Division’s multi-disciplinary scientific skills. DRI has two campuses, one in Reno and one in Las Vegas, NV, with DHS faculty located on both campuses. The Executive Director position can be based at either location with routine travel between the offices required.

About the Division of Hydrologic Sciences

DHS is one of three scientific research divisions within DRI. Since its inception in 1960, DHS faculty have built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality research, development, and education services in the interdisciplinary fields of hydrologic sciences and engineering. As a nonprofit, DRI’s DHS faculty have earned a reputation for providing high-impact scientific and engineering products to our customers and stakeholders, and the public. DHS faculty are engaged in environmental issues throughout the world.

The Executive Director of the Division of Hydrologic Sciences manages administrative functions of the division, which has an annual budget of approximately $1.6M and an administrative staff of 9 personnel.   DHS conducts more than $11 million of research annually and the executive director also has access to significant levels of discretionary funds to assist in the operation and growth of the Division.  DHS has approximately 140 faculty and support staff, graduate research assistants and hourly employees.  Approximately two-thirds of our personnel are located at the Northern Nevada Science Center (NNSC) in Reno, with the remainder at the Southern Nevada Science Center (SNSC) in Las Vegas. 

Environmental/Water Resources Engineering - Assistant or Associate Professor

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) of Southern Methodist University (SMU) seeks to fill an environmental /water resources engineering faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor or Professor (Position No. 53589). Distinguished candidates at the full professor level can be considered for endowment as the Soloman Professor for Global Development (for consideration, apply to Position No. 53812). The Solomon Professor position will be affiliated as a Denior Fellow with the Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute (HI) for Engineering and Humanity at the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering at SMU. 

(http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Institutes/HuntInstitute).

Research Scientist: Coastal Water Quality Modeler

The Water Institute is seeking a Coastal Water Quality Modeler to lead numerical modeling in coastal and deltaic environments with a focus of simulating constituents of nutrients, phytoplankton as chlorophyll a, salinity, total suspended solids, and dissolved oxygen. 

Research Physical Scientist

This position is located in the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) with one vacancy in Ann Arbor, MI.

This position is also announced under vacancy number OAR-GLERL-2020-0002, which is open to all US Citizens or Nationals. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

Post Doctoral Research Position - Urban Flood Forecasting

We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to conduct innovative research on urban flood forecasting and disaster recovery modeling as part of the C-ACCEL project funded by NSF. The interest is to develop multi-time scales (daily, weekly, subseasonal and seasonal) urban flood forecasts using products such as Multi-radar/Multi-Sensor System.  Applicants with experience in modeling critical infrastructure failure and recovery are also strongly encouraged to apply.  Ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering or in a related field with a strong background in hydrological forecasting, systems modeling and applied statistics.  Interested candidates should submit their application (see below) with the following information: (1) curriculum vita, (2) a letter describing research interests and experience, (3) recent publications (not more than three) and (4) names and contact information for three references. For full consideration, please apply before October 25, 2019.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Systems Science

The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University, Bozeman (http://landresources.montana.edu) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Environmental Systems Science. The department is seeking a collaborative colleague who will embrace a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding agricultural systems from production to consumption, in the context of broader environmental science. Research responsibilities include developing a nationally competitive program with a focus on agriculture, complementing departmental strengths in cropping systems, soil science, environmental hydrology, aquatic and terrestrial landscape hydroecology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere interactions, restoration ecology, land reclamation, and spatial sciences.