The University of Arizona (UA) Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) will be hiring two post-doctoral research associates into 24-month positions beginning in early 2022. These opportunities both provide a foundation for building a research portfolio and contributing to greater awareness and understanding of water resources in Arizona and the West. Both positions require that the candidate hold a PhD in a field with relevance to the position description at the time of hiring.
National Competitive Grants Program 104(g) RFP Issued
Arizona applications are due at the WRRC by
5:00 PM MST, February 27, 2020.
- Expand and enhance the use of hydrologic monitoring data to support advanced modeling tools to provide state-of-the-art flood and drought forecasts, and drive emergency- and water-management decision support systems.
- Research to help society deal with water scarcity or water availability challenges such as drought and/or changes in snow pack and/or runoff regimes.
- Development and evaluation of process and governance mechanisms that advance the science of ecological flows.
- Exploration and advancement of our understanding of harmful algae blooms (HABs). Proposals are sought that focus on innovations in monitoring the occurrence of HABs and algal toxins, research on factors that result in algal toxin production, and improvements in near-real-time modeling and forecasting of toxin-producing blooms
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On Wednesday, November 10, the WRRC hosted a Brown Bag webinar featuring presentations by student researchers who received funding in 2020 through the WRRC from the Water Resources Research Act, Section 104(b) grant program.
Did you know that the WRRC was part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill? The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law this week, contains historic investment in water resources and, of particular importance to the WRRC
The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Water Resources Conference was held virtually this week, November 8-10, 2021. On the first day of the conference, WRRC Director Sharon B. Megdal and Graduate Student Assistant Simone A. Williams presented at two separate sessions on different WRRC efforts.