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Hydrologist vacancies

Closing date: 30/11/2018

Enviro Centre has permanent vacancies for various Principal, Senior and Consultant grades at its Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness offices. Mor details and the key requirements for the various posts are outlined in the accompanying notes. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and successful business, with the opportunity to implement technical improvements and also work closely with the business to support performance across all areas within the organisation. 

To apply, please complete an application form, which can be downloaded from the careers section of our website and return this along with your CV and your covering letter to Rebecca Macleod (rmacleod@envirocentre.co.uk).

You can learn more about EnviroCentre at www.envirocentre.co.uk.  

Research Associate: Hydrological Model development

Closing date: 12/10/2018

Newcastle University School of Engineering is seeking an enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher, with strong environmental modelling skills to join our team as we seek to understand the impact of natural flood management in upland areas on flooding.

You will modify and test existing hydrological models to develop a new model, applying it to South Pennine catchments where University of Manchester are collecting detailed hydrological observations. You will work closely with the Environment Agency to model flood wave propagation; and partners involved in land management (e.g. Moors for the Future) to model a range of realistic upstream interventions.

You must have a PhD and the ability to undertake research work as an individual. Strong programming skills and experience of programming environmental models are required. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.

You will work with Dr David Milledge (at Newcastle) and Prof Joseph Holden (at Leeds). The post will include a 2 month placement with the Environment Agency in Warrington.

This post is available fixed term for three years starting in November 2018.

Informal enquiries should be addressed by email to Dr David Milledge at david.milledge@newcastle.ac.uk