Post Doctoral Research in Watershed Sediment Dynamics

Newark, DE
Mar 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

Job Title Post Doctoral Research in Watershed Sediment Dynamics
Job ID 104456
Location Newark, DE

DEADLINE: 6/1/17

2-Year Post-doctoral Researcher, Watershed Sediment Dynamics

RESPONSIBILITIES: The postdoctoral scholar will work as part of a team of geoscientists developing data and models needed to evaluate the impact of sediment-management strategies for the White Clay Creek watershed in southeastern Pennsylvania. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of the research, we encourage candidates with diverse and varied areas of expertise to apply. Candidates should be able to contribute to one or more of the aspects of the research program: 1) Sediment geochronology (fallout radionuclide dating using Pb-210, Cs137, experience with OSL and C-14, dendrochronology), 2) acquisition and analysis of spatial and geographic data (aerial and terrestrial LIDAR, photogrammetry, multivariate statistics) using GIS and Remote Sensing applications, 3) watershed sediment modeling, 4) geomorphic mapping and alluvial stratigraphy.

QUALIFICATIONS: Conferred PhD degree in a geosciences or allied discipline, and demonstrated expertise in one or more of the areas described above.

TO APPLY: Send letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses (including emails), and telephone numbers of three references to Dr. James Pizzuto ( or by mail to James Pizzuto, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716).

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