Job ID: 132414

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University

  • Oct. 27, 2019
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering
  • Tulane University
    New Orleans, LA
  • Open until filled
  • Nov. 15, 2019
  • Post-Doc
  • Civil Engineering

The Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering at Tulane University is seeking applicants for a Post Doctor appointment. We are specifically seeking outstanding applicants with a background in one or more of the following areas: watershed hydrology, hydraulics, and numerical modeling of riverine and urban/suburban storm water systems. This position reports to Dr. Ehab Meselhe.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develop and apply models, perform data analysis and interpretation of hydrologic and hydraulic systems and simulation results;
Write technical papers, present at meetings, workshops and technical conferences;
Conduct various research tasks such as code development and customizations as needed;
Participate in field data collection in support of research and modeling activities;
Participate in writing proposals to generate external funding streams.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven professional with sound judgement, excellent interpersonal skills, and the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities in a demanding, fast-paced environment. The Department expects to offer a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with a candidate’s skill and experience. This is a full-time position.

Required qualifications include:
Ph.D. in Engineering, Geoscience, or related field is required.
Experience in model development and applications either as part of the graduate research or prior professional experience.
Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering operates on multiple computational platforms, so candidates should have scripting and programming skills.

Desired qualifications include:
Familiarity HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, EPA-SWMM and/or other FEMA-type modeling and mapping applications.
Experience with GIS software and scripting languages.
Familiarity with widely used numerical modeling packages.

  • Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Ehab Meselhe
    Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering
    Tulane University
    627 Lindy Boggs Center
    6823 St. Charles Ave.
    New Orleans, LA 70118

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