Post Doc Research Associate (Building community resilience against wastewater contamination risks posed by flooding)
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Water Resources Engineering. The postdoc researcher will contribute to an EPA-funded research project on building community resilience against wastewater contamination risks posed by flooding. The main duties include computational modeling of contaminant transport in inland and coastal waters, field sampling, and dissemination of results. There will be opportunities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and contributing to grant proposals. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year depending on performance and availability of funds.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Water Resources Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related field prior to start date.
Extensive experience with computational fluid dynamics. Knowledge or experience with DHI models such as MIKE21 is a plus. - Knowledge in water quality parameters. – Demonstrated experience in publishing peer-reviewed scientific papers
Department/Program & College Description:
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering