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Postdoctoral Researcher

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Along with the application, the following items must be included. •Letter of application •Resume / Curriculum Vita •List of contact information for at least 2 professional references (this should not be a reference letter) •Official transcripts issued by the Registrar's Office (include recent coursework and grades)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 20150333EX
Job Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week
Work Location Other
Employment Term 12 Months
Position Type Staff - Exempt(Monthly)
Department Hancock Biological Station
Department/Position Description

The postdoctoral researcher will work with sensor data to model limnological indicators leading to cyanobacteria blooms.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide key field and laboratory assistance in servicing, calibrating, and developing a QA/QC program for remote aquatic sensors and data streams.
• The position is funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation, and the participant is expected to be a key collaborator among Murray State University, the University of Kentucky, and Marshall University faculty and researchers.

Minimum Education Requirements

• A doctoral degree in aquatic ecology, environmental science/engineering, computer science, or related field by the start date.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

• Experience with data visualization tools, Julia, R, Python, and/or C++.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications

• Knowledge of algae in aquatic ecosystems.

Posting Date 02/09/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the application, the following items must be included.
•Letter of application
•Resume / Curriculum Vita
•List of contact information for at least 2 professional references (this should not be a reference letter)
•Official transcripts issued by the Registrar’s Office (include recent coursework and grades)

Minimum Salary $47,500
Maximum Salary
Work Hours
Physical Demands

Reference Request

Reference Request

Minimum Requests 2
Maximum Requests

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • FocusTalent.ky.gov
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Murray Ledger and Times
    • Paducah Sun
    • Murray State University website
    • Other
  2. If "Other", please explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you currently hold a valid US driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document