Business Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Freshwater Ecology
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible
Position Details: Summary of Duties: Seeking a postdoctoral associate for collaboration in freshwater research, with a general emphasis on data-intensive approaches to understanding lake ecology, but with specific topics to be defined primarily by the successful candidate. Special opportunities exist for the postdoc to engage in research on winter limnology and alpine lake ecology, as part of large collaborations using existing large data sets. A few additional areas of current interest include time series analysis of multivariate long-term data, integration of satellite-derived and in situ lake data, and global patterns in freshwater use and status. However, we are open to considering many areas of inquiry for the postdoctoral researcher's work. Required Qualifications:
A Ph.D. (A.B.D. candidates will be considered) and a record of peer-reviewed publication in aquatic ecology or a relevant science field are required.
Strong commitment to collaborative work is necessary.
Experience working in large research collaborations is desired.
Experience with programming in R is ideal, but those experienced in other programming environments should feel free to contact us to determine their fit to this position.
Area/College: Office of Research Department Name: Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach (CEREO)
City, State, Zip: This position is designated to be telework FTE: 1.0 Tenure Track: No Permanent/Temporary: Temporary Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on August 31, 2022. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment. Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by August 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Screening Begin Date: August 2, 2021 Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Interest/Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicants: The postdoc will be an employee of Washington State University working directly with Dr. Stephanie Hampton, and remote work is possible. While there is flexibility in start date, we anticipate that the postdoc will begin by September 2021, with the yearly appointment renewable up to two years. Please direct inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org with postdoc inquiry in the subject line. A complete application will include a Statement of Interest (1-page maximum) that outlines some of the areas of potential research, and a C.V. with the names and contact information for 3 professional references. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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