Research Associate in Engineering Systems and Environment


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 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 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 the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at 

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