Senior Research Associate in Flood Prediction

University of Oxford

Oxford, UK 🇬🇧

School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 8.1: £41,526 p.a.

We are seeking a Senior Research Associate with interests in flooding, climate, statistics and machine learning. The postholder will be responsible for developing a seamless, data-driven predictive system to quantify changing flood properties from the past through to the future, using a range of climate model outputs and other predictors. They will be responsible for leading and co-authoring papers and presenting the research internationally.

A relevant PhD/DPhil, together with post-qualification research experience in predictive modelling, machine learning, statistics, hydrology, or climatology is essential, along with a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field. The successful candidate will also possess strong coding skills in R or Python (not Matlab) with experience developing predictive models. An ability to manage academic research, budget and associated activities and excellent oral and written communication skills are also essential.

This is a full-time post for 2 years starting from October 2021.

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates who identify as female or BAME, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. SoGE is committed to equality and values diversity.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 29 July 2021. Interviews will be held in early August 2021.

Contact Person :HR AdministratorVacancy ID :151606
Contact Phone :01865 285081Closing Date & Time :29-Jul-2021 12:00
Contact Email :[email protected]
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