Postdoctoral Scholar with Professor Soroosh Sorooshian with The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS)

University of California-Irvine

Irvine, CA, United States 🇺🇸

Recruitment Period

Open April 6th, 2017 through May 7th, 2017


The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS), University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning June 1, 2017.

The Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine currently offers a postdoctoral scholar position in the area of improving precipitation estimation and forecast for reservoir operation using remote sensing and in-situ observations. The candidate will be responsible for developing quantitative precipitation estimation and forecast in support of short-term hydropower scheduling.

The successful candidate should a have strong background in remote sensing precipitation, uncertainty analysis of precipitation estimation, statistical data mining and machine learning techniques, hydrological process modeling and data assimilation.

In addition to the qualifications, the position requires a Ph.D. degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences, or other related quantitative fields.

The candidate will be responsible for writing reports, research papers, and grant proposals. The prospective scholar will work with Professor Soroosh Sorooshian and his research colleagues at the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS)

Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, renewable subject to performance and availability of adequate funding. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, publications, and contact information for three references. Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Publications – Publications or link to publications

  • Cover Letter (Optional)


3 references required (contact information only)

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