Postdoctoral Associate (Eng)

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 010300 - Ag & Bio Engineering
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Area of Specialization:

GIS modeling, water quality modeling, computer coding, statistical software

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct research on spatially and temporally variable hydrodynamic, water quality, and 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, civil engineering, environmental engineering, 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 online at by submitting a cover letter, resume, copy of your PhD transcript, and list of three references. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online. Contact Dr. Anna Linhoss at or (662)-325-1983 with any questions.

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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