Position function: The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University in cooperation with NOAA is searching for a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research on coastal water quality dynamics and modeling in Biscayne Bay, Florida. The position will be housed and advised at Mississippi State University and also co-advised by the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, Florida.
Essential duties and responsibilities: Conduct research on spatially and temporally variable water quality dynamics and land cover in Biscayne Bay, Florida, develop situationally appropriate models, write reports and peer reviewed publications, and other duties assigned by supervisor.
Minimum qualifications: PhD in environmental science, engineering, or related field
ABD/degree pending: Yes
Preferred qualifications: Experience with coastal watershed processes, nutrient dynamics, and phytoplankton dynamics
Knowledge, skills and abilities: GIS modeling, water quality modeling, computer coding, and statistical software.
Working conditions and physical effort: The applicant must have the ability to perform routine office work and field work in inclement weather in the summer climate, including long hours and weekends. Extended periods of time may be spent on-site at Biscayne Bay, Florida.
Instructions for applying: Apply on-line by submitting a cover letter, resume, copy of your PhD transcript, and list of three references to http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/497289/postdoctoral-associate-eng.
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Period of employment: The position is for one year of employment with the potential for an extension based on annual funding.