The Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute is seeking to hire a postdoctoral associate in connection with the US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) National Sedimentation Laboratory and the Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Network. This position is associated with LTAR research and will work with several field-scale experiments evaluating system-level benefits of management practices such as cover crops, minimal tillage, and crop rotations. This project aims to support long-term research of best management practices in the Mississippi Delta. The postdoctoral associate will support this project by managing data collection and experimental logistics and maintaining and analyzing data from several eddy-covariance (EC) towers located at farms across the Delta. The associate will also contribute to other aspects of the project depending on skills and expertise, and author or co-author peer reviewed journal articles.
Ph.D. in Agronomy, Soil Science, Ag and Biosystems Engineering, Environmental Science or Engineering, or related field with substantial knowledge of eddy-covariance systems. Exceptional written and verbal English communication skills.
This position will be located in Oxford, MS and work closely with scientists at the National Sedimentation Laboratory. For more information please contact Lindsey Witthaus: Lindsey.Witthaus@usda.gov.