Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental and Water Resources Modeling

University of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Jan 10, 2022
Feb 09, 2022
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Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental and Water Resources Modeling

University of New Orleans

Full time


New Orleans, La

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Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Job Description:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New Orleans invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow position in environmental and water resources modeling. The appointment will be for a minimum of one year with the potential for renewal upon satisfactory performance. The position will involve developing new and enhancing existing research programs in environmental and water resources engineering, and it will include the opportunity to engage in undergraduate teaching, as well as graduate and undergraduate student mentoring. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and strongly interested in an academic career that focuses on both teaching and research. He or she will be capable of working both independently and as a team and will be strongly focused on outcomes. This position will report to Dr. John Nicklow.

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field

• Strong technical writing skills

• Demonstrated progression in developing a strong scholarly research and publication record

About UNO and CEE:

The University of New Orleans is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review features UNO in the new 2020 edition of its college guide, "The Best 385 Colleges." The U.S. News and World Report has also ranked UNO in the top 200 engineering colleges in the United States. The University of New Orleans (UNO) is also a Carnegie High Research Activity institution and for years, U.S. News and World Report has ranked UNO among the national universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads.

The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNO benefits from the support of the university led initiative to elevate the college to national prominence in education and research, and to help enhance economic development in Louisiana and the entire gulf coast region. The department has a vibrant and growing ABET-accredited undergraduate Civil Engineering program with more than 200 undergraduate students. The department also offers masters and doctoral degrees through the COE and is the only university in the Greater New Orleans area offering such degrees in the Civil and Environmental engineering disciplines. In Spring 2020, Louisiana Board of Regents approved a new degree (B.S. in Urban Construction Management) to be offered within the Department of CEE at UNO. The CEE department has excellent laboratory facilities in the areas of construction management, environmental engineering, hydraulics and coastal engineering, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering. The department of CEE is proud to offer an outstanding comprehensive environment to faculty who value a well-rounded career path of high-quality student interaction, productive, meaningful research, and rewarding civic engagement. The university is located about eight miles from downtown New Orleans in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, dynamic live-music scene, and exceptional cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

Required Attachment(s)

Please upload the following documents in the Resume/Cover Letter section.

• Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;

• Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and University of Louisiana Systems;

• Names and contact information of three references.

• Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

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