SAFL Post-Doctoral Associate
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Candidates must have a PhD in earth science, environmental engineering, or related fields, with a background in ecohydrology. Experience in ecohydrological modeling is required, along with excellent oral and written communication skills in English and strong publication preparation skills.
About the Job
We are looking for one post-doctoral researcher who is interested in working on a project on plant hydraulic modeling. The project focuses on developing theoretical models using optimization and information theory to improve understanding of plant hydraulic regulation at the leaf, plant, and ecosystem scales.
About the Department
This position is located in the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), an interdisciplinary environmental fluid mechanics research center at the College of Science and Engineering. SAFL is focused on water and fluids research and its intersection with major societal challenges in energy, environment and health. The lab integrates cutting-edge experimental work at laboratory and field scales with advanced computational tools and theory to obtain innovative, science-based solutions to fluid flow challenges.
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