Research Associate in Engineering Systems and Environment

Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 14, 2021
Ref
2241946889
Discipline
Modeling
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Department of Engineering Systems and Environment at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate (Postdoctoral level) to work under the supervision of Prof. Jonathan Goodall. The successful candidate will assist in hydroinformatics research.
Duties will include computational modeling of hydrologic systems, software development, project management, and presenting research results as journal papers and conference presentations.
QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Civil Engineering or closely related field at the time of appointment, experience in hydrologic modeling (preferably TUFLOW), computer programming using Python, and publishing research results in top peer reviewed journals and conferences are required. Experience with source code repository hosting services like GitHub, other programming languages besides Python, and machine techniques learning is preferred.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV box.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on October 4, 2020 and the posting will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional year contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Jon Goodall, Professor, at pvb5e@virgina.edu.
For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits .
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