We are seeking applicants for a postdoctoral researcher to work in the labs of Drs. Brandon Peoples and Marzieh Motallebi at Clemson University. The successful applicant will be housed in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation in Clemson, South Carolina.
Research will involve 1) quantifying flow-ecology relationships for streams in the state of South Carolina, and 2) quantifying economic benefit/potential of water conservation in the state. The postdoc will work closely with collaborators from The Nature Conservancy, SC Dept. of Natural Resources, and other agencies to provide quality information for protecting flows in the state. Additional opportunities for adding research questions and mentoring graduate/undergraduate students can be adding depending on additional funding and shared interests between postdoc and PIs.
Applicants must posses a PhD in ecology, biology conservation, or related degree. We seek applicants with strong quantitative skills, and communication abilities exhibited by a strong record of peer-reviewed publications.
Preferred attributes include 1) a background in aquatic ecology or aquatic resources, 2) experience modeling large datasets, and 3) proficient nontechnical communication skills to to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders.