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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Hydrology and Land Management (EEWRC_PDRF_17_05)

Reference Number
EEWRC_PDRF_17_05
Job Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit science and technology institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research aims of the CyI are represented by three research centers: the Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CASTORC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC), and the Energy Environment Water Research Center (EEWRC). Considerable cross-center interaction is a characteristic of the Institute’s culture.

The CyI invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Hydrology and Land Management. The successful applicant will contribute to the Water Group’s research on soil erosion and hydrologic field monitoring and modelling. She/he will be responsible for the maintenance of hydrologic and environmental field monitoring stations, streamflow and sediment monitoring, as well as laboratory analysis of water and soil samples. The research will be conducted in the framework of different European research projects. The Post-Doctoral Fellow is expected to contribute to the development of proposals for external funding within the above research areas.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be participating in the following:

  • Field and laboratory research on water and soil
  • Hydrologic and erosion modeling and mapping
  • Development of proposals for external funding
  • Presenting research results at scientific conferences, meetings and public events

The postdoctoral appointment will be on a full time basis for a fixed term period of one (1) year. Contract renewal will be considered upon availability of funds and performance evaluation. The annual salary is to be internationally competitive and will be determined based on the applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD in Hydrology, Earth or environmental sciences
  • At least 4 years of research experience (following completion of Master degree)
  • Proven experience in experimental field and laboratory research in water and soils
  • Proven experience in GIS, hydrologic and erosion modelling
  • Solid publication and scientific presenting record
  • Experience in communicating in public outreach events
  • High level of organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adopt to a multicultural/multinational environment
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.
Application/Contact

For full consideration, interested applicants should attach a letter of interest, CV and the names of three contactable referees (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Prof Adriana Bruggeman (a.bruggeman@cyi.ac.cy). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Please note that applications which do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

Closing Date
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Center
Status
Open