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Research Associate in Engineering Systems and Environment

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University of Virginia

Location :
Charlottesville, Virginia

Expiry Date :
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
The Department of Engineering Systems and Environment at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate (Postdoctoral level) to work under the supervision of Prof. Jonathan Goodall. The successful candidate will assist in hydroinformatics research. Duties will include computational modeling of hydrologic systems, software development, project management, and presenting research results as journal papers and conference presentations. QUALIFICATIONS: 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 results 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 this position, please contact Jon Goodall, Professor, at . For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at . For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and . _The University of Virginia, i_ _ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library,_ _are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information._ In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson’s vision thrives. Across Grounds – and throughout the world – UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good. The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia. The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow’s health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University’s Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research. At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.