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Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 10th, 2014
Last review date: November 30th, 2014
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: January 10th, 2015
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.


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Salary: $42,000 -$51,096 *
Start Date: 9/01/2014
Application Deadline: Open until filled

  • Based on qualifications and experience

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning September 1, 2014.

The fellowship emphasizes research training in extreme value analysis and coastal flood risk assessment. The prospective scholar will contribute to the NSF-funded FloodRISE (http://floodrise.uci.edu/) project that aims to promote resilience to coastal flooding in Southern California.

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Earth System Science or a closely related field, and expertise in data processing, and computer programing. The candidate should demonstrate strong quantitative skills, solid background in statistical hydrology/climatology, as well as good written and oral communication skills. Prior research experience in extreme value analysis, hydrologic modeling and/or coastal engineering would be an advantage. The candidate will be responsible for writing reports, research papers, and grant proposals. The prospective scholar will work with Professor Amir AghaKouchak (http://amir.eng.uci.edu/), Professor Brett Sanders (http://sanders.eng.uci.edu/) and other FloodRISE investigators.

Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, renewable subject to performance and availability of adequate funding. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, publications, and contact information for three references. Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:


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

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

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: http://www.eng.uci.edu/dept/cee




3 references required (contact information only)