Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: about 4 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Postdoctoral Researcher

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Civil Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Postdoctoral Researcher will conduct research on developing a remotely sensed global reservoir product and evaluating reservoir water balance.  This will be performed under PI supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Transition the Global Water Reservoir (GWR) product into a Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) and Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Satellites standard product.

  • Develop long-term global lake/reservoir storage and evaporation datasets using observations collected by MODIS/VIIRS sensors from Terra, Aqua, Suomi NPP, and the JPSS series of satellites.

  • Assess the impacts of climate extreme events on lakes and reservoirs.

  • Draft high-impact journal articles, and present research findings at national/international conferences.

  • Regularly meet with PI to report progress.

  • Provide quarterly summaries, which will be incorporated into annual progress reports to the sponsor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Doctoral degree.

Required Experience:

  • No experience required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer programming skills (e.g., C/C++, python, matlab) and publication records.

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 committed to diversity.


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