[ES_JOBS_NET] Post-doc in Watershed Modeling at Kent State University

Post-doctoral
Associate in Watershed Modeling

A
post-doctoral position focusing on hydrologic modeling of urban watersheds is
available in the Department of Geology, Kent State University, in the lab
of Anne Jefferson (http://ift.tt/1D36y2p).
The successful candidate will have experience using RHESSys or another
distributed watershed model and interest in applying their skills to questions
about the effects of green infrastructure and climate change in urban areas.
The post-doc will be expected to contribute to research design and undertaking,
publication, and pursuit of external funding.  There will also be the
potential to develop additional projects building on the strengths, interests,
and expertise of the successful candidate. The post-doc will have access to a
wealth of data sets, field sites and instrumentation; an interdisciplinary, collaborative
group of researchers and external partners focused on urban ecosystems; and a
campus mentoring program for postdocs.

 Kent
State University (www.kent.edu), the second
largest university in Ohio, is a state-supported, doctoral degree granting
institution ranked as ‘high research’ by the Carnegie Foundation. The
Department of Geology (http://ift.tt/1uY98Z1) has a strong graduate
program (both MS and Ph.D. degrees) in both applied and basic areas
of geologic research. The city of Kent combines the eclectic
atmosphere of a small midwest college town with easy access to major
metropolitan centers, including Cleveland, Akron, Columbus, and Pittsburgh.

 Salary
will be commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits
package. Funding is initially available to support 1.5 years of work and
opportunities will be sought to extend the support.  If you are interested in learning more about
the position, e mail Anne Jefferson (ajeffer9@kent.edu)
with your CV, a description of your interests and experiences, and contact
information for three people willing to serve as references. Review of
applications will begin March 1st and continue until the position is filled.
Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages interest from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the
University’s faculty. 

Anne Jefferson w ajeffer9@kent.edu w http://ift.tt/1D36y2s

Assistant Professor w Department of Geology w Kent State University

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