Hydraulic Engineer/Hydraulic Design Engineer

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Location
Iowa City, Iowa
Salary
To Commensurate with full benefit package
Posted
Aug 26, 2021
Closes
Sep 25, 2021
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Academia

The University of Iowa College of Engineering is looking to add a Design Engineer to contribute to the research mission of IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering by overseeing the planning, design, and construction of reduced-scale physical hydraulic models and civil/hydraulic engineering devices, structures, and systems of considerable complexity. The candidate will be involved in laboratory scheduling, data collection, data analysis and interpretation, developing modifications to physical model(s), and authoring technical reports. This position will assist in preparing cost estimates, writing proposals, and authoring conference papers and/or journal articles or research results.

This is a one-year specified term position with the possibility of extension contingent on funding, with full benefits.

*Please note that the department intends to hire for one position, either from Engineer, requisition 21003897, or Design Engineer, requisition 21003905, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you wish to be considered or both.

About the College of Engineering and IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering:

The University of Iowa’s College of Engineering is comprised of both academic departments as well as research centers. One of the primary research centers is IIHR – Hydroscience & Engineering. Founded in 1920, IIHR is a national and global leader in environmental and fluids-related research, education, and service. The University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a community built around higher education, with vibrant cultural opportunities and a long history of international connections, leadership, and accomplishment. Iowa City offers the safe, friendly quality of life for which the Midwest is known. Information regarding some of the resources that the University of Iowa and the local area provide can be found at (https://worklife.uiowa.edu/)

Qualifications: 

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Required

  • Bachelor of Engineering in civil, environmental, mechanical or a closely related engineering field.
  • At least 1 year of experience in experimental research in the broad area of river mechanics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with project management and successful project completion.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Desired

  • Professional Engineering license.
  • Master of Engineering in civil, environmental, or mechanical engineering or a closely related field.
  • Experience in experimental methods for river hydraulics, sediment transport, and fish passage.
  • Experience performing fundamental or applied research related to rivers, dams, or other hydraulic structures.

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Required

  • Bachelor of Engineering in civil, environmental, mechanical or a closely related engineering field.
  • At least 6 months of experience in experimental research in the broad area of river mechanics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Desired

  • Master of Engineering in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or a closely related field.
  • Experience in experimental methods for river hydraulics, sediment transport, and fish passage.
  • Experience performing fundamental or applied research related to rivers, dams, or other hydraulic structures.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.