Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Mississppi

United States

November 7, 2021


Postdoctoral Research Associate


University, MS, US, 38677

Department: Nat'l Ctr Computational Hydrosci & Engin (10000920)

Employee Designation: Temporary Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Job Description:

The UM's National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering (NCCHE) is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Associate with experience in the research areas of Computational Hydroscience and Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions. This is a 1-year appointment (with a possibility for extension for 4 more years), and involves working with faculty members and research scientists on research projects related to Computational Tools and Decision Support System Technologies for Agricultural Watershed Physical Processes, Water Quality and Ground Water Management.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Develop a coupled surface-subsurface water model. • Verify and validate numerical groundwater models with pumping and river depletion effect. • Simulate groundwater artificial recharge and associated issues including clogging effect. • Study groundwater-surface water interactions including the effects of hyporheic flow and watershed infiltration and percolation.

Minimum Education/Experience

Education: • Ph.D. in Computational Hydroscience and Engineering, or a closely related discipline. The PhD degree should be already received or about to be received at the end of the current semester.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: • Experience in numerical modeling for studying groundwater-surface water interactions. • Experience in writing peer-reviewed scientific publications. • Experience in scientific programming (e.g., FORTRAN, Python, R). • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills (both technical and non- technical). • Experience in CCHE numerical models is preferred.

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