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Postdoctoral Fellow - Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering - 521953

The University of Alabama
Skyland, AL
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Pay Grade/Pay Range: Minimum: $48,600 - Midpoint: $60,800 (Salaried E7)

Department/Organization: 214231 - Civil Const and Env Engineering

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Postdoctoral Fellow provides for an internship and continuation of scholarly activity and research after achieving the PhD or other doctoral degree under the direction of a senior faculty member who serves as a mentor for the postdoctoral appointee.

Additional Department Summary: The Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department at The University of Alabama is seeking a candidate for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. Research interests and expertise in modeling and data analyses of hydrologic processes.

Successful candidates will hold a terminal degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related field and demonstrate a record of academic achievement in research. The College and/or the Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department will establish a series of structured merit-based evaluations. Initial appointments are for one year, with renewal contingent upon demonstration of research productivity.

This Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to conduct research in the general area of hydrology under the supervision of Dr. Mukesh Kumar. The candidate will work on the evaluation and development of the next-generation (eco)hydrologic models, and produce novel scientific insights regarding hydrologic responses and their controls during climate extremes.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree in terminal degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, hydrology, ecology, geosciences, computer science, applied mathematics, data analytics, or related fields at the start date.

Candidates will need to have completed their Ph.D. or have it completed by the start of employment.

Skills and Knowledge: Modeling and Data analytics experiences are required for developing simulation codes and for conducting data analysis. Superlative ability to articulate research objectives and hypotheses, and ability to work as part of a team. Excellent analytical ability and in-depth experience with at least one programming language.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with numerical modeling and/or data analytics with big data. Broad knowledge of hydrology.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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