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Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

Freshwater Science Jobs & Opportunities

  • SFS members, academic institutions, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations may post jobs and opportunities freely at no charge.
  • For-profit companies may submit postings, but a $35 donation to an SFS endowment fund is suggested.
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  • The board is updated twice weekly.

Urban Forestry Specialist — Great River Greening

Posted: 
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Friday, August 9, 2024

The Urban Forestry Specialist will play a key role in implementing the Cooling Minnesota Communities (CMC) project. As an expert in urban forestry practices, this position will oversee tree planting, maintenance, and monitoring activities; insuring trees are planted in suitable locations, receive proper care, and are chosen with proper species selection in mind. It will require working with multiple municipal partners and community stakeholders in the assessment, planting, and ongoing stewardship of these living assets. This position will entail a balance of field and office work.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Great Lakes Regional Climate Modeling with WRF — University of Michigan, CIGLR

Posted: 
Thursday, July 18, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2024

A postdoctoral fellowship is available for a highly qualified individual to join the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR: https://ciglr.seas.umich.edu/). The successful candidate will work with a team of atmospheric and hydrodynamic modelers at CIGLR and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) to improve our ability to make climate projections for all aspects of the dynamical system in the Great Lakes Region.

Post-doctoral researcher in aquatic ecology — Univ. of Victoria & National Council for Air and Stream Improvement

Posted: 
Monday, July 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

A postdoctoral position is available to understand the effects of forest watershed stand age and equivalent clearcut area on stream ecosystems throughout Vancouver Island. This research seeks to integrate an ongoing aquatic dataset, including physical (discharge, substrate, canopy cover), chemical (nutrients and dissolved organic carbon), and biological (periphyton, macroinvertebrate, fish) data for which two years of data have been collected, and landscape scale characteristics (determined from landowner information and/or remote sensing).

ORISE Wetland Plant Ecology Fellowship — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Posted: 
Monday, July 15, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2024

United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Ecological Systems Division in Corvallis, Oregon, has a new post graduate position available through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). Post-masters with a strong research background and post-doctorates are preferred. This effort will explore research questions using national plant datasets collected as part of the National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA), which is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive survey of wetland condition and characteristics across the conterminous US.

NASA (ARSET) training — Drought Monitoring, Prediction, and Projection using NASA Earth System Data

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2024

This four-part advanced training will build upon previous ARSET trainings and provide hands-on data analysis exercises for monitoring different types of drought (meteorological, hydrological, and agricultural). Moreover, the training will include drought prediction analysis on sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) time scales and climate change projection analysis of drought conditions.

Field Ecologist III — EDR (Environmental Design & Research)

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 5, 2024

EDR is seeking an experienced, versatile, team-oriented Field Ecologist III to join our Environmental Services group in the Mid-West or Mid-Atlantic. A qualified Field Ecologist will have at least 7 years of experience in wetland/stream delineations and other natural resource-based fieldwork such as wildlife surveys, habitat surveys, rare plant surveys, invasive species surveys, and general ecological surveys.

PhD Research Assistantship, Freshwater ecosystem ecology — University of Connecticut

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2024

We are seeking a PhD student in aquatic ecosystem ecology at the University of Connecticut, Department of Natural Resources & the Environment beginning January, May, or August 2025. The successful candidate’s research will focus on carbon cycling, nutrient dynamics, and/or greenhouse gas dynamics of aquatic ecosystems, with a focus on ecosystem interfaces (groundwater-surface water, lotic-lentic).

Limnology Research Specialist II position — University of Missouri-Columbia

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, September 2, 2024

The primary function of this position is to serve as field manager for the MU Limnology Lab (https://sites.google.com/view/limnologylab-northmizzou). The field manager will work on multiple projects funded by NSF, NASA, EPA, and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). This position is multi-faceted, involving year-round field research conducted with motor boats, buoy and monitoring equipment installation and maintenance, water chemistry analysis, data management, and training and supervising of hourly employees working in the lab and field.

Data Analyst III or Senior Data Analyst — Suwannee River Water Management District

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2024

The Data Analyst III and Senior Data Analyst are professional positions that collects, compiles, reviews, analyzes, and interprets data, and develops procedures for maintaining and integrating the District’s environmental data. This includes automation of data processes, analysis and reporting routines, developing quality control procedures, and assessing data needs and formats. This position assists multiple District offices including Hydrologic Data Services, Water Supply, Minimum Flows and Minimum Levels, Agricultural and Engineering Projects, IT/GIS, and Water Use Permitting.

Assistant Professor Positions in Biological/Life Sciences — The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Posted: 
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Expiration Date: 
Monday, September 16, 2024

The Department of Liberal Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in the biological sciences, beginning in August of 2025. Salary is competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with quality of academic research, extent of teaching experience, other relevant professional practices and current professional standing.

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