Employment Opportunities


The Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority (www.sccwrp.org), a government research institute that specializes in environmental research and transitioning research to management, is seeking an early-career scientist or engineer to help implement research areas focused on assessing and managing hydrology in streams, watersheds, and coastal habitats.

The successful candidate will have experience helping resolve complex issues associated with urban water management practices. The candidate will work with SCCWRP staff, often in partnership with other academic and agency research partners. Focal areas will include modeling and assessment of stream/river hydrology, sediment transport/fluvial geomorphology, and/or water quality. The candidate will work with an interdisciplinary research team developing and implementing a variety of watershed management tools to address effects from stormwater capture and wastewater reuse on the ambient condition of streams and to develop ecohydrology targets designed to protect stream health.

The preferred candidate will possess a Ph.D. in environmental science or engineering, up to 2 years’ experience, and a proven ability to publish. Master’s candidates with at least 5 years of direct experience and documented ability to conduct independent research will also be considered. The position requires excellent communication skills, and the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders in translating research findings into practical application.

Salary range is commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a rich benefits package. Interested parties should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and professional references to hydrologist@sccwrp.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. SCCWRP is an equal opportunity employer.

This page was last updated on: 7/17/2017