CIRES/ESOC Landslide Modeler Post-Doc Researcher
Research will be done within the University of Colorado’s prestigious Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (http://cires.colorado.edu/) located in Boulder, CO, with other scientists and stakeholders.
Who We AreAt CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people’s relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth’s poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system.
For more information on CIRES, please visit https://cires.colorado.edu/
At ESOC, our mission is to advance scientific and societal understanding of the Earth System based on innovative remote sensing research. In so doing, we provide fundamental insights into:
How the Earth system functions.How it is changing, andWhat those changes mean for life on Earth…for the benefit of human kind.
For more information on ESOC, please visit https://cires.colorado.edu/esoc/What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Conduct advanced landslide modeling experiments on a diverse set of mass movements in the western US
- Determine how and why interactions between extreme precipitation, wildfires, earthquakes and mass movements can lead to cascading hazards and large-scale disasters.
The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of annual renewal based on performance and the availability of funds.What We Can OfferWe can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package.Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Engaged. Be Pioneering. Be Boulder.What We Require
- Ph.D. in geophysics or related scientific field.
- Two years of experience (obtained through academic training) with landslide models of various types and data assimilation of both in situ and remote sensing data sets.
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills
- Strong emphasis on computational modeling and data assimilation at a variety of scales, and statistical and numerical analysis
- Strong interpersonal skills and excellent presentation skills and technical writing are required
- Additional experience with landslide models of various types and data assimilation of both in situ and remote sensing data sets will be an asset.
- Computer programming in c, R, Matlab and/or python is desirable.
- Resume or CV.
- Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
- List of references.
- If you are selected as the finalist, we will contact you through email and request that you submit 1 name and email of a reference who will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation. This information will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Name: Kristy TiampoPosting Contact Email: [email protected]The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.