Assistant Project Scientist

Employer
UC Davis
Location
Davis, California
Salary
Salary will be commensurate wi
Posted
Aug 02, 2021
Closes
Sep 01, 2021
Position Type
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Other

The Project Scientist will lead a team effort in order to first implement the WEHY-HCM (Watershed Environmental Hydrology – Hydroclimate Model) over various Northern California watersheds by means of its calibration and validation over these watersheds. Accordingly, she/he shall lead and manage the effort for developing the necessary land, atmospheric and hydrologic databases for the WEHY-HCM by the ArcGIS geographic information system. Then she/he shall lead and manage the effort to calibrate and validate the WEHY-HCM over the target Northern California watersheds by means of the developed databases. Once calibrated and validated, the WEHY-HCM will then be utilized for the simulation of coupled hydrologic-atmospheric processes over the target watersheds. This effort will again be led and managed by the hired Project Scientist. The WEHY-HCM is written in the FORTRAN language and operates within the LINUX/UNIX environment.

The Project Scientist will also be required to lead documentation efforts and will be responsible for developing appropriate reporting materials to funders, and authoring peer-reviewed publications based on this research.

Basic qualifications include a PhD in Civil Engineering with specialization in Water Resources Engineering with documented (by means of published papers) experience and capability on numerical hydro-climate modeling by means of the WEHY-HCM. Also, capability and experience with ArcGIS modeling and with manipulating large hydrologic-atmospheric-land databases within a LINUX/UNIX environment is required. 

Additional qualifications: Proficiency in programming languages such as Fortran, Python, and Bash; ability to successfully work in a team environment.

Requirements: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. To ensure consideration, submit curriculum vitae, three references, via the web-based, online submission system at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04322.

The University of California, Davis, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.