Job Description


Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Post-Doc Grant Research Assistant in Marine Science. A post-doctoral fellow position in the field of hydrologic modeling is available immediately at Coastal Carolina University. The project for which this fellow is being recruited aims to use coupled riverine-coastal models to improve hydrological forecasting in coastal regions. The responsibilities include developing and testing riverine-coastal coupled models and using them to simulate coastal compound hydrological processes, verifying and analyzing model results of total water quantity and quality, and enhancing model’s hydrologic routing algorithm and forecasting abilities.

The project is supported by NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Research to Operational Hydrology (CIROH). The initial one-year term may be renewed based on performance. Experience and qualifications are used to determine compensation.

Duties include, but are not limited to:  developing and testing riverine-coastal coupled models and using them to simulate coastal compound hydrological processes; verifying and analyzing model results of total water quantity and quality; Enhancing model’s hydrologic routing algorithm and forecasting abilities; and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in hydrology, atmospheric science, oceanography, or a related field is required. Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required for the candidate to disseminate research findings including publishing in peer reviewed journals and making presentations at scientific conferences and workshops. Previous experience in numerical hydrologic or hydrodynamic modeling for coastal environments is preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

How to apply: Interested applicants may apply on-line at . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Full time research grant position with benefits. Normal work hours vary.  Annual salary for this position is $50,000.00. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.


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