Post-Doctoral Fellow in Water Resources

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ, United States 🇺🇸

Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities of the Post-doctoral fellow:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University, is seeking highly qualified candidates for a postdoctoral position in Water Resources. Under the supervision of the principal investigators, the post-doctoral fellow will be working on a funded research project by New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (NJDCA) titled “Impact-Based Decision Making Framework for Community-based Resiliency Planning under Extreme Storm Events”. The desired candidate should have expertise in flood modeling, computational hydrodynamic simulation, GIS/ remote sensing mapping and risk assessment. He/she will be responsible for:

̶            Managing assigned projects on a daily basis.

̶            Conducting research and supervising graduate and undergraduate students working on projects.

̶            Preparing reports and submitting papers for peer reviewed journals.

̶            Making presentations to sponsors and at conferences.

Required Qualifications:

̶            Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or relevant research experience.


̶            Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but preference will be given to candidates who complete the application early, review of application will begin October 31, 2016.  Interested candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae, statement of relevant research experience, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references as one PDF form to [email protected].

For further information please contact the Principal Investigator of the project:

Dr. Rouzbeh Nazari

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email: [email protected]; Phone: 856-256-5352

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.