TitlePostdoctoral Researcher (UPDATED)
DepartmentHydrology and Atmospheric Sciences (0469)
Please note: the Minimum Qualifications of this posting have been edited to require a PhD now specifically in Hydrology, Watershed Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field. If you previously applied for this position your application is under consideration and it is not necessary to reapply.We seek a postdoctoral researcher interested in deepened understanding of urban hydrologic and ecosystem processes. In particular, a scholar with interests in understanding the impacts of urban development patterns and the implementation of low-impact development practices including green storm water infrastructure (GSI) would build our team up in a constructive manner. Our group seeks to understand GSI as a useful tool in the development of sustainable urban water solutions for arid and semi-arid cities. The proposed modelling work will focus on understanding how urban form and GSI intersect to determine hydrologic response, biogeochemical processing, water quality and vegetation canopy processes. This modelling will be conducted in the context of a large inter-disciplinary team and the investigation of ecosystem services and how they the natural systems to the social system are key components of the proposed work.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
This postdoctoral researchers will assist project investigators on diverse research tasks such as gathering and reviewing academic literature, construction and implementation of watershed modelling and integration of models with decision science. In addition, researchers will work with project team members to engage with water policy stakeholders in cities across Arizona
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
PhD in Hydrology, Watershed Management, Civil Engineering, or related field, and strong foundation in hydrologic science, computational modelling and working on inter-disciplinary teams.
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week40
Job CategoryPostdoctoral Research
Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of PayDOE
Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information
Number of VacanciesOne
Desired Start Date07/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until FilledYes
Review Begins On02/22/2018
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