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Job advertisement Postdoctoral Researcher in Managed Aquifer Recharge

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Managed Aquifer Recharge

Position
Postdoctoral Researcher in Managed Aquifer Recharge

Employer
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University of California, Davis


Location
Davis, United States of America

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Soil System Sciences (SSS)

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Open

Required education
Master

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
30 November 2021

Job description

Drs. Scott Bradford (Research Leader of the USDA, ARS, Sustainable Agricultural Water Systems Unit) and Helen Dahlke (Associate Professor in the Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources at the University of California, Davis) seek to hire a postdoc with a background in Soil Physics, Hydrology, Civil or Environmental Engineering to work on Managed Aquifer Recharge in the Central Valley, CA. The goal of this research is to evaluate the independent and joint use of flooding of agricultural lands and drywells to optimize stormwater capture, groundwater recharge, and water quality. This research will involve field studies, laboratory analysis, and vadose zone modeling of flow and transport. Experience in these areas as well as the use of vadose zone models such as HYDRUS or iTOUGH is highly desirable. The selected candidate will be hired through the University of California in Davis (UC Davis), but will work at the USDA facility. Details about salary and benefits for UC Davis postdocs is given at https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2021/2021-postdoc-salary-scales/t23.pdf and https://hr.ucdavis.edu/employees/benefits/post-doc-scholars, respectively.


How to apply

Interested candidates should email their resumes to Scott.Bradford@usda.gov and hdahlke@ucdavis.edu. Resumes will be accepted until the position has been filled.