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PostDoc for assessing the influence of lithology on primary production in mountain streams

05.06.2019 - Oregon State University, Oregon, USA

The department of Forest Engineering, Resources & Management is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to work with a team of researchers from Oregon State University on an NSF funded project: Assessing the influence of lithology on primary production in mountain streams. This is a 22 month post-doctoral scholar position based at Oregon State University. We seek a motivated and collaborative scientist with experience in fluvial geomorphology and or stream metabolism modelling. (Closing date: June 15 or until filled)

The postdoctoral scholar will be expected to lead efforts in quantifying the relationship between sediment transport and geomorphologic setting and stream ecosystem processes (focusing on stream metabolism). As a member of the project team she/he will be expected to contribute to other aspects of the project including, data analysis, preparation of reports, scientific articles, and associated project deliverables. Applicants must have defended their Ph.D. by the start of the appointment and must have completed their Ph.D. no more than 5 years ago. The target start-date for this position is between June 1 and August 1 2019. Interested applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover letter, (2) C.V., and (3) names and contact information for three references; One or two examples of published work are welcome but not required. For more information and to apply, contact Catalina Segura at Oregon State University ( Please include “Stream post-doc” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted through June 15 or until filled. Anticipated Salary will be $48-50K/ annually depending in previous experience.