Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position for the Water Access, Technology, Environment and Resources (WATER) Institute starting June 1, 2021.
This individual should have demonstrated interest and technical expertise in a water-related field with strong analytical and writing skills. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Public Health, or a related field.Â The successful candidate is expected to have a record of scholarly research and publications. The selected applicant must also have a strong desire and ability to contribute to the development and submission of research proposals as well as scientific research.
In addition to research with PIs in the WATER Institute, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will collaborate with faculty on developing proposals within any of the following potential thematic areas:Â nature-based water-related infrastructure and solutions, water quality and contaminants, urban watershed modelling and management, water equity within the United States, hydroinformatics and complex adaptive systems, agriculture and water, aquatic ecosystems, and related areas of regional water priorities. Proposal development is a significant component of the position and is expected to enhance the career trajectory of the Postdoctoral Research Associate and support long-term collaborations with the WATER Institute.
This is a one year position, with potential for contract renewal for a second year depending on performance and Institute funding. The desired start date for the position is June 1, 2021, with some flexibility depending on the final candidate.
Participate in active research projects led by Primary Investigators in the WATER Institute and contribute to the development and submission of manuscripts from this work.
Research potential grant proposal opportunities relevant to WATER Institute research priorities.
Assist WATER Institute Primary Investigators with developing large, collaborative proposals.
Collaborate with WATER Institute Primary Investigators and leadership team to build interdisciplinary teams for research projects and proposal development.
Ph.D. in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Science, Biology, Public Health, or a related field.
Record of scholarly research and publications.
Strong research, writing, and analytical skills.
Experience working with interdisciplinary teams and demonstrated collaborative approach.
Potential Advisors for the Post-Doc Position
Based on the candidates academic field and area of interest, the successful candidate may be advised by one or more of the Primary Investigators with the WATER Institute. For more information, please contact the director of the Institute, Amanda Cox, Ph.D., P.E., at
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.