Position Announcements

Post-Doctoral Position in Great Lakes Ecology/Environmental Science

Motived post-doctoral scholar is sought for a research position at the University of Michigan to study  long-term trends in water quality parameters in Great Lakes as influenced by stressors, i.e., climate change, non-indigenous species, phosphorus load reductions, etc.    This position will be in the new Water Center and the scholar will be actively working with a team of senior Great Lakes scientists at the Water Center including; Don Scavia, Gary Fahnenstiel, Tom Nalepa and Dave Schwab.  The opportunity to work in this team setting will provide a unique and rewarding experience for the incumbent.  Applications will be accepted immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D in ecology, limnology or oceanography with an interest in applying new statistical and modeling approaches to the study of water quality problems in the Great Lakes.   Applicant must have good quantitative skills (i.e., statistics and modeling) and be able to work in a dynamic interdisciplinary team.  Previous experience with satellite remote sensing analysis is desirable.

The appointment is for 1 year with possibility of renewal for subsequent years based on performance.  Candidates must have received their Ph.D. within past 5 years.

For more information or to apply, please email Don Scavia at scavia@umich.edu.  Applicants should submit personal statement describing research interests and experience (limit 2 pages), CV, and names and contact information for three references.