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Job Category: Postdocs

Post-doctoral research position on Urban Flood Forecasting at NC State University

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 May 31, 2020

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 (

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).


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 Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email. 

Application Deadline

2/25/2020 3:00 PM Eastern Time Zone 


*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. 

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 (, 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.

Hydrology Staff Research Position and Post-Doc Position

The Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes, (CW3E; 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.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Modeling Nitrogen Saturation in Xeric Watersheds

The Fire & Dryland Ecosystems Lab led by Dr. Erin Hanan in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position starting in the Spring of 2020. The researcher will work on an NSF funded project to improve N saturation theory in xeric systems and to examine how watershed responses to N pollution are influenced by global change. This will involve expanding and improving the ecohydrologic–biogeochemical model RHESSys to better account for the effects pulsed rainfall regimes on watershed-scale N fluxes during seasonal transitions. The postdoc will work in close collaboration with the Homyak Lab at in the Department of Environmental Sciences at University of California, Riverside to synthesize empirical data for parameterization, evaluating uncertainty, and improving the representation of various mechanisms in RHESSys. Empirical data collected at UCR will include atmospheric N inputs, soil N cycling processes, soil microbial community and C limitation dynamics, and pathways of gaseous and hydrologic N outputs.