Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering Department
Open until filled, with review of applications to begin March 30, 2018
Full Time/Part Time
100%, Full Time
Postdoctoral Researcher: Water Resources Research
The Department of Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering (GGPE) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in water resources research to begin in summer or fall 2018. The candidate will work closely with Dr. David Borrok on projects related to water budgets, water quality/geochemistry, water sustainability, flooding, and similar water management issues. Relevant qualifications include experience working with chemical data, large databases, and geospatial software and tools. The successful applicant will be expected to write manuscripts, present scientific papers, and mentor students. They will also have the opportunity to write research grants and, if interested, gain teaching experience. Support will be provided to attend scientific meetings. A Ph.D. in the Geosciences or a closely-related field at the time of hire is required.
Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks scenery. Rolla, Missouri, is also home to the USGS Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science and the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, which provide many opportunities for collaboration with USGS scientists. With nearly 9,000 students enrolled online and on campus, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, but small enough for individuals to stand out. More information about the department can be found at http://ggpe.mst.edu/ . For further information about this position, please contact Dr. David Borrok ( email@example.com ).
Applications must be submitted on-line through the Missouri S&T Human Resources site at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/ . Documents for upload must include: (1) a letter summarizing the candidate's experience and qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a statement of research interests. Names and contact information for three references must also be provided. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
A Ph.D. in the Geosciences or a closely-related field.
A Ph.D. in the Geosciences
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