FELLOW, POST DOCTORAL - Environmental Engineering
Job Title: FELLOW, POST DOCTORAL - Environmental Engineering
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35414
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia has a postdoctoral research position available immediately. The postdoctoral researcher will study how sediment (suspended and deposited) relevant to the construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure could impact freshwater mussels, especially for those endangered or threatened species, and what mitigation approaches can be developed and adapted to minimize such impacts. This project is in collaboration with US Geological Survey (USGS) Columbia Environmental Research Center and Missouri State University. This project will require a transdisciplinary approach to characterize sediment processes and how these processes influence or interfere with physiology of freshwater mussels. Therefore, candidates who can communicate with and across multiple disciplines is highly desirable.
Questions regarding the position may be submitted to Baolin Deng via email ([email protected]).Qualifications
The qualified candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in environmental engineering, ecology, aquatic biology, fisheries or related fields. Experience working with freshwater mussels and data analysis as well as experience in sediment geomorphology/soil sicence is a plus.Application Materials
Applicants should provide application letter, CV, reprints of the most important publications and list of three references.Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed upon acceptance and continue until the position is filled.Other Information
The postdoctoral position will be awarded for one year, with possible extension of up to three years based on performance and funding.Benefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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