Massachusetts Water Resources Research Center at UMass Amherst


Assistant Professor to Associate Professor - Civil Engineering - Geotechnical - Guam

This position in the new School of Engineering at the University of Guam is for goetech, and the hiree will be encouraged to collaborate in island water resources research.
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Application deadline: February 6, 2017

Hydrologic Technician (Student Trainee), USGS Northborough MA

The U.S. Geological Survey, New England Water Science Center is in search of an entry level scientist to join our Surface Water Quality Studies Section. The scientist will provide field and laboratory support for numerous projects.

The vacancy opens today (Monday, January 9) and closes on Friday, January 13. Below is the link to the vacancy: or

Director, Oklahoma Water Resources Center and Thomas E. Berry Professor in Water Research and Management

This is an 11‐month, tenured faculty and administrative position with responsibility of providing vision and leadership for water related research, Extension, and education programs at Oklahoma State University (OSU). In addition to the primary role of leading the Oklahoma Water Resources Center, the Director will also provide leadership to multi‐investigator, multi‐disciplinary, and multi‐institutional faculty teams assembled from across colleges and institutes at OSU in pursuit of water‐related research and Extension grant opportunities. The Oklahoma Water Resources Center is located in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University (DASNR); other water‐related projects may be in partnership with units from any part of OSU. The Director will report jointly to the OSU Vice President for DASNR and the OSU Vice President for Research.
A PhD in an agricultural or natural resources field is required and the candidate should be eligible for tenure within one of the Departments of the Division of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The individual should have experience and knowledge of research and Extension on water resource issues in agriculture and natural resources. Evidence of successful grantsmanship is required. Evidence of leadership and experience in building teams and fostering relationships is desired.
While applications and nominations will be accepted until a successful candidate has been identified, interested parties are encouraged to submit their information by January 31, 2017 to receive optimal consideration. Nominations should include the name, address, email address, and telephone number of the nominee.
Submit nominations to DASNRAdmin_search[at]okstate[dot]edu
Applicant materials should include a letter indicating interest, qualifications and experience, a curriculum vita, and a list of five names, with telephone number and e‐mail address who may be contacted for additional information. Submit applications electronically to req2700.
Questions may be addressed to Dr. Ray Huhnke search committee chair, via email to raymond.huhnke[at]okstate[dot]edu

Watershed Engineering Position at Virginia Tech

The Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track research and teaching position at the assistant professor rank in Watershed Engineering. We seek a highly motivated candidate whose research will contribute to current strengths in characterization, control and modeling of nonpoint source pollution; ecosystem restoration; large scale land-atmosphere interactions in the context of climate change; and statistical risk models addressing water sustainability. The candidate will join the interdisciplinary group of 80+ faculty across Virginia Tech involved in water-related research. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute through their research and teaching programs to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. For additional information and to submit an application go to: Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we seek a diverse candidate pool including women, minorities, veterans, first-generation University graduates, and people with disabilities. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Durelle Scott, Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, Tel: (540) 231-2449, email: dscott[at]vt[dot]edu. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.