Post-Doctoral Associate - Resilient Infrastructure SystemsDepartment:
ENGR-Resilient Infrast SystemsAbout the University of Georgia:
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.Employment Type:
$56,000-$63,000Anticipated Start Date:
07/21/2022Open Until Filled:
YesLocation of Vacancy:
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Model and monitor storm-water and floodplain systems, natural infrastructure, and water quantity and quality in mixed land use watersheds.Percentage of time:
Inform and participate in the development of communication and outreach materials.Percentage of time:
Assist in the development of design guidance for natural infrastructure systems.Percentage of time:
Support the development and delivery of short course, undergraduate, and graduate curricular materials centered on natural infrastructure and Engineering With Nature.Percentage of time:
Co-authoring journal manuscripts and research reports for project sponsors and oral presentations of research to sponsors and at scientific meetings.Percentage of time:
Communicate regularly and in a timely fashion with the PI regarding research and other issues relevant to the operation of coastal laboratories.Percentage of time:
Post-Doctoral Associate ADFLSA:
The College of Engineering wishes to appoint a Post-Doctoral Associate to work on grant funded research projects for a period of 1 year with additional employment dependent on the needs of the project. In this role they will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Brian Bledsoe, Professor and Director of the Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems (IRIS), at the College of Engineering’s School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Georgia who are engaged in cooperative research projects in IRIS.Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:
This project is highly specialized due to the incorporation of nature-based infrastructure systems. Candidate will have a PhD in hydrology, water resources engineering, coastal engineering, or related field; and have a demonstrated high level of expertise in hydrodynamic modeling, storm-water management, and field monitoring techniques and tools.Is this a Position of Trust?:
Successful candidate will thrive in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, and have the capacity to conceptualize and implement high quality/high impact engineering research projects.
Licensure as a Professional Engineer is desirable.
NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :
NoDoes this position require a P-Card? :
NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :
NoIs driving a requirement of this position?:
NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:
NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.Recruitment Contact Name:
Brian BledsoeRecruitment Contact Email:
[email protected]Recruitment Contact Phone: