Postdoctoral Scholar with Professor Amir AghaKouchak with The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remot

Irvine, CA
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Civil & Environmental Engineering


    Open date: February 24th, 2017

    Next review date: May 31st, 2017
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: May 31st, 2017
    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.


    The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS), University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning June 1, 2017.

    The fellowship emphasizes research training in drought monitoring and prediction. The prospective scholar will contribute to a project that aims to significantly improve drought prediction in California by combining statistical models and dynamical simulations.

    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 drought assessment, statistical drought prediction, Bayesian statistics, and climate extremes would be an advantage. The candidate will be responsible for writing reports, research papers, and grant proposals.

    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. The prospective scholar will work with Professor Amir AghaKouchak (

    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 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.
    Job location Irvine, CA

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