[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral position – watershed modeling, climate and land use change

Postdoctoral position – watershed modeling, climate and land use change=20=Applications are being accepted for a postdoctoral position in watershed=20=hydrologic modeling in the lab of Dr. Jason Knouft in the Center for=20Sustainability and Department of Biology at Saint Louis University.=20=20=This position focuses on developing watershed hydrologic models that=20produce estimates of streamflow, nutrients, and water temperature in the=20=Meramec watershed in Missouri based on climate and land use change=20scenarios. These estimates will be used to assess the impacts of various=20=management practices on water quantity and quality as well as=20biodiversity throughout the watershed. The successful candidate will be=20=expected to develop GIS-based Soil & Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and==20MIKE-SHE/MIKE-11 hydrologic models. The postdoc will also be encouraged=20=to develop independent lines of research and will have the opportunity=20=to collaborate with biologists, hydrologists, and remote sensing=20specialists at Saint Louis University and the University of Illinois.=20Additional information on the lab is available at=20http://knouftlab.weebly.com/.  A PhD in a related research field is=20required by the starting date of employment and experience with either=20=the SWAT or MIKE models is preferred, but not required. The position is=20=available for two years contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews. The=20=earliest start date is August 1, 2016; however, a later start date is=20possible.All applications must include a cover letter with a statement of=20research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact=20information for three references. Please send these files to Dr. Jason=20=Knouft at jknouft@slu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately=20=and continue until the position is filled.  Saint Louis University is an=20=Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and encourages=20=nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

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