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Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

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Postdoc — Texas Research Institute for Aquatic and Groundwater Ecology (TRIAGE), Texas State University

Posted: 
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

The Schwalb Stream Ecology Lab at Texas State University in San Marcos is looking to fill a post-doctoral researcher position who will join a large, multi-disciplinary, and highly collaborative group of researchers working on a large-scale project of the Texas Research Institute for Aquatic and Groundwater Ecology (TRIAGE): “Riverine communities and ecosystem responses to a changing world” funded by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center. 

Research Technician Position in Freshwater Ecology — The Ohio State University

Posted: 
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

One full-time position for a research assistant is available in the Aquatic Ecology Lab at The Ohio State University. The Research Technician will work on the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) and Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Division of Wildlife (ODNR-DOW) funded Lake Erie Plankton Abundance Study (LEPAS). LEPAS has been monitoring phytoplankton and zooplankton in Lake Erie since 1995.

Director of Water Center — Tennessee Tech University

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, March 16, 2024

The Center for the Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources (the Water Center) at Tennessee Tech University is seeking an outstanding scholar-leader to fill its Director position. It is expected that the Director will have achieved the equivalent of the rank of Full Professor, and will have the potential to be hired with tenure in an academic department suited to the expertise of the Director.

Environmental Analyst, Long Island Bioextraction — NEIWPCC

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 17, 2024

Seeking a dedicated Environmental Analyst to lead the coordination of bioextraction initiatives aimed at improving water quality and revitalizing natural habitats within the Long Island Sound. NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

Postdoctoral Researchers — New Mexico State University

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 10, 2024

The USGS New Mexico Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit invites applications for two postdoctoral researcher positions to join a multi-agency partnership focused on recovery of the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow. These positions will co-lead the development of a structured decision making (SDM) framework and a series of accompanying predictive modeling tools.

Post-baccalaureate Opportunity, Woods To Water Program — University of Alabama

Posted: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, April 1, 2024

The University of Alabama is recruiting 10 recent graduates for an NSF-sponsored training program in field ecology. The Woods to Water (W2W) project is an experience-based learning program aimed at helping early career scientists understand critical linkages between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. The W2W program will provide a year-long immersive, cohort- and field-based program in standardized methods and data science, with the first cohort starting May 2024.

Seasonal Creel Clerk — Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2024

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) is seeking a Seasonal Creek Clerk to perform a recreational creel survey of community fisheries in Northern Utah. The creel clerk will interview anglers to identify how anglers influence fish communities and how these fish communities respond to angling.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Health — Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2024

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Group within the Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks a postdoctoral researcher with an understanding of aquatic biology and chemistry, with a specific focus on contaminant behavior and bioaccumulation in freshwater systems. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team of environmental scientists at ORNL to understand the chemical and ecological factors controlling mercury methylation and bioaccumulation in contaminated aquatic systems and will develop experimental designs aimed at mitigating methylmercury bioaccumulation.

Stream Monitoring (Multiple Positions) — Institute for Natural Resources

Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, May 31, 2024

The Institute for Natural Resources (INR) in Portland, Oregon, an independent research institute, is partnering with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to implement its Aquatic Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) strategy, targeted at collecting standardized data from streams across BLM Districts in the western U.S. INR is hiring multiple positions to conduct this work for the Aquatic AIM Program. Potential candidates looking to assist in this effort with INR and the BLM will work helping assess the health of BLM lands on crews consisting of one crew lead and one field technician working in California; or one crew leader, one technician, and one botanist working in Oregon.

Visiting Scientific Specialist, Wetland Science — Illinois Natural History Survey at the University of Illinois

Posted: 
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, February 26, 2024

The Illinois Natural History Survey is seeking up to 2 Visiting Scientific Specialists in the area of Wetland Science to contribute to the research activities of the Survey by conducting research and providing technical expertise in support of research grants, with a particular emphasis on wetlands. These positions will be based in Champaign, Illinois at the Illinois Natural History Survey.

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