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Aquatic Ecology/Science Post-doc

Expiration Date: 

Start date: by January 4th, 2021 if possible.

Salary: $48-50K/annually, plus benefits.

The Stream and River Ecology Laboratory ( at The Ohio State University is seeking a broadly-trained Post-Doctoral Research Associate. The incumbent will be expected to contribute to multiple research efforts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems including federally funded projects related to nutrient enrichment, antimicrobial resistant bacteria, and fish ecology and conservation. The incumbent will lead and participate in field, experimental (e.g., mesocosms), and lab work. In addition, the s/he/they will be expected to lead analysis of data as well as the preparation of reports, articles, and associated project deliverables. The incumbent will be based at the Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park ( and will be mentored by Dr. Mažeika Patricio Sullivan.

Strong statistical and programming skills, preferably with R, are required. Interest in gaining teaching experience and contributing to initiatives to broader participation in science is highly desirable. Applicants must have completed and defended their Ph.D. by the start of the appointment.

Interested applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover letter, C.V., and the names and contact information for three references; (2) Unofficial transcripts; and (3) Examples of published work. Funding is available for 18 months with the possibility of extension. For more information or to apply, contact Dr. Sullivan @