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Postdoctoral Research Associate in hydrological model development

02.10.2018 - School of Engineering, Newcastle University, UK

The Newcastle University has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in hydrological model development.

The position is part of a project seeking to quantify the benefits of moorland interventions for mitigating flooding for communities at risk downstream. This 3 year post will involve modifying, developing and testing hydrological models and undertaking simulations. The post holder will work closely with Joseph Holden (University of Leeds), Martin Evans and Tim Allott (University of Manchester) on hydrological model development and with researchers at the Environment Agency on hydraulic modelling.

We are looking for an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher, with strong environmental modelling skills, a PhD and the ability to undertake research work as an individual. Strong programming skills and experience of programming environmental models are required as well as excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
This post is available fixed term for three years starting in November 2018.

Closing date is 12 October 2018, for further information, please contact Dr. David Milledge Email:

The full description of the position as well as the application form can be found here: