Estuarine Modeler Position at the University of Maine

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Estuarine Modeler Position at the University of Maine

#1 Post by damian511 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:28 pm

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Estuarine Modeler
University of Maine

Applications received by September 1, 2014 will receive our full consideration.

Position description: We seek applicants for a post-doctoral researcher in estuarine circulation and pathogen modeling to be filled immediately. This research position is NSF-funded, and the successful candidate will join a team of researchers from Maine and New Hampshire working on a multi-year, large-scale project. The successful candidate is expected to develop and implement estuarine-coastal models to investigate the interaction between estuarine conditions and bacterial pollution as part of the New England Sustainability Consortium's Safe Beaches and Shellfish Project under the advisement of Drs. Damian C. Brady and Huijie Xue. Candidates will be expected to work in interdisciplinary teams to explore the environmental, social, and economic implications of changing water quality. The position will afford the successful candidate numerous professional development opportunities, including publishing journal articles with colleagues, training and experience writing grant proposals, networking and presenting work at professional conferences, and training and experience mentoring students. Consistent with the University of Maine’s Land and Sea Grant Mission, the successful candidate will participate in undergraduate and graduate education and will also interact with regional stakeholders (industry, government agency staff, non-government organizations). Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with various other regional academic institutions, companies, and agencies. Initial appointment will be for one year, with reappointment for another year contingent upon performance. Salary ($40,000-$45,000) and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in relevant scientific field is required at time of appointment. Expertise in numerical hydrodynamic modeling is also a requirement and experience with unstructured grids is preferred. Strong analytical skills, enthusiasm for collaboration within multidisciplinary teams and with external constituents including industry, and the ability to conduct synthetic, high-impact research are also important attributes.

Application: To apply, please complete an application via You will also be required to upload a curriculum vitae and 2-3 exemplary publications.

The University of Maine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage women and minorities to apply. ... ne-modeler
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