Post Doc - Biology (hydrologist) - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit Institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position in watershed hydrologic modeling in the lab of Dr. Jason Knouft in the Department of Biology.

This NSF-funded position focuses on developing contemporary and future climate change-based estimates of streamflow and water temperature in watersheds across the United States and Canada. The overall goal of the project is to develop the ‘HydroClim’ dataset, which will be integrated with biodiversity data to provide a widely available resource for researchers and water resource managers to investigate the potential impacts of climate change on freshwater resources and biodiversity. The successful candidate will be expected to develop GIS-based Soil & Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) hydrologic models on high-performance parallel computing systems. In addition to having experience with SWAT, applicants should have experience with programming languages such as R, Matlab, or Python. The postdoc will also be encouraged to develop independent lines of research and will have the opportunity to collaborate with biologists, hydrologists, and informatics specialists at Saint Louis University, Indiana University,
and Tulane University. Additional information is available at
A Ph.D. in a related research field is required by the starting date of employment and experience with the SWAT model is preferred. The position is available for two years contingent upon satisfactory annual reviews. The earliest start date is July1, 2016; however, a later start date is negotiable.

All applications must be made online at (Req ID F20160328) and
include a cover letter with a statement of research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. In addition, please send versions of these files to Dr. Jason Knouft at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE), and
encourages nominations of and applications from women and minorities.

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  • Post Doc - Biology (hydrologist)
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  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Oceanography
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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