Associate Specialist, The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS)

Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of California, Irvine

Associate Specialist with Professor Soroosh Sorooshian with The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS)

Recruitment Period Open date: February 26th, 2018 Next review date: March 28th, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: March 28th, 2018
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. Description

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS), University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Associate Specialist position beginning 4/1/2018.

The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine currently offers an Associate Specialist position in the area of improving precipitation estimation and forecast for reservoir operation using remote sensing and in-situ observations. The candidate will be responsible for developing quantitative precipitation estimation and forecast in support of short-term hydropower scheduling.

The successful candidate should have a strong background in remote sensing precipitation, uncertainty analysis of precipitation estimation, statistical data mining and machine learning techniques, hydrological process modeling and data assimilation.

In addition to the qualifications, the position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences, or other related quantitative fields from an accredited university.

The candidate will be responsible for writing reports, research papers, and grant proposals. The prospective scholar will work with Professor Soroosh Sorooshian and his research colleagues at the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS)

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 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.

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