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Job ID: 133338

Postdoc in Coastal Ecological Modeling
Mississippi State University

Date Posted Nov. 11, 2019
Title Postdoc in Coastal Ecological Modeling
University Mississippi State University
Starkville, MS, United States
Department Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Post-Doc
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Ocean Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

Position function: The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University is searching for a Postdoctoral associate to conduct research on oyster habitat suitability, water quality, data analytics, and modeling in the Mississippi Sound, Northern Gulf of Mexico. The position will be housed and advised at Mississippi State University.

Essential duties and responsibilities: Conduct research on spatially and temporally variable oyster habitat suitability in the Mississippi Sound. Analyze data, develop situationally appropriate models, write reports and peer reviewed publications, and other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum qualifications: PhD in biological engineering, environmental engineering, ecology, or related field

Preferred qualifications: Experience with coastal processes, nutrient dynamics, and coastal ecology dynamics
Knowledge, skills and abilities: GIS modeling, water quality modeling, computer coding, and statistical software

Working conditions and physical effort: The applicant must have the ability to perform routine office work and field work in inclement weather in the summer climate, including long hours and weekends. Extended periods of time may be spent on-site in coastal Mississippi.

Instructions for applying: Apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, copy of your PhD transcript, and list of three references to

Salary: $49,000/year

  • Mississippi State University assigns a high priority to the implementation of its equal opportunity policy and to maintaining an inclusive environment. The realization of this priority requires the cooperation of all members of the University community, each of whom must take responsibility for ensuring that work and learning environments are free from discriminatory behavior of any kind. The University community should be guided not only by what is legally required, but also by fairness, working together to ensure that the University clearly and unequivocally demonstrates commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, values the contributions of every individual, and benefits from its diversity.

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Contact Information

  • Anna Linhoss
    Agricultural and Biological Engineering
    Mississippi State University
    130 Creelman St
    Starkville, MS 39762
  • 662-325-1983


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