Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Research Scientist - Modeling Terrestrial Hydrology in the Earth System in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306092

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change

Group: Earth System Analysis & Modeling

Job Description

The Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at PNNL seeks a research scientist to advance modeling and understanding of terrestrial hydrological processes in the Earth system. The successful candidate will conduct research to improve representation of surface/subsurface hydrologic processes focusing on one or more of the following areas: soil hydrology, riverine processes, terrestrial-aquatic interactions, carbon-hydrology interactions, and the coupled human-natural processes. Combined with observations, the candidate will also work with a team of PNNL scientists to design, perform, and analyze modeling experiments to understand the role of terrestrial hydrological processes in the Earth system, including their response and feedback to perturbations.

Minimum Qualifications

oBachelor's degree with 2-3 years experience or a Master's degree with 0-2 years experience or a PhD.

oExpected to contribute professionally, building a professional reputation for technical expertise. Fully applying and interpreting standard theories, principles, methods, tools and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

oPhD 0 with years’ experience.

oExpertise in hydrological sciences, environmental and civil engineering or related fields.

oExperience with hydrologic modeling and high performance computing will be considered favorably during the evaluation is desirable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Scientists/Scientific Support

Group: Earth Systems Analysis & Model

Opening Date: 2016-11-29

Closing Date: 2017-01-28