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Postdoctoral Scholar Position with Professors AghaKouchak and Sanders

Position overview

Salary range: $64,480 - $77,327 based on experience level.
Please see https://ap.uci.edu/compensation/salary-scales

Application Window

Open date: January 18, 2024

Next review date: Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning on March 1, 2024.

The fellowship emphasizes research on compound coastal flood risk assessment, including but not limited to inundation modeling, climate change and sea level rise assessment, wave uprush and shoreline change analysis, and statistical assessment of compound coastal hazards (fluvial, pluvial, and ocean water level). The objective of the project is to develop adaptation strategies and design concepts for critical coastal infrastructure systems under future coastal hazard scenarios. The prospective scholar is expected to contribute to public engagement efforts (e.g., incorporating public engagement data into adaptation and design concepts). The position requires strong quantitative research experience, a solid background in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, statistics, as well as good written and oral communication skills. The candidate will be responsible for writing reports, research papers, and grant proposals.

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth System Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field, and expertise in data processing and computer programming.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita including publications, and contact information for three references. Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08823

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Earth System Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics, or a closely related field, and expertise in data processing and computer programming.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Publications

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08823

About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA