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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employer
Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso
Location
El Paso, Texas
Salary
Commensurate
Closing date
Dec 22, 2023

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Specialty
Water Resources Engineering, Other
Position Type
Postdoc
Organization Type
Academia

Job Description

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will participate in the water systems and resilience research group. The current focus of the group is on agroecosystem modeling and remote sensing for the arid southwest region.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct experiments with aerial and field hyperspectral imaging in coordination with other members of the research group.

  • Develop numerical models for water use in agricultural systems.

  • Compose research articles for publication.

  • Assist PI with grant proposal writing.

  • Supervise personnel involved in research programs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned related to the ongoing research.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Doctoral degree in water resources, remote sensing, or a closely related field.

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Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Publications in the domain.

  • Experience or knowledge of agricultural water management techniques.

  • Ability to develop software in Python. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • GIS and Remote Sensing experience.

  • Hyperspectral data processing experience.

  • Experience working with models such as Hydrus, SWAT, etc.

  • Crop growth modeling experience.

 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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