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Postdoc - California Wildfire Modeling
University of California, Davis

Date Posted Mar. 31, 2020
Title Postdoc - California Wildfire Modeling
University University of California, Davis
Davis, CA, United States
Department Plant Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Fire Sciences
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Atmospheric Sciences

A full-time postdoctoral scientist position is available at the University of California, Davis for up to three years in the area of wildfire modeling. Funding is available through a large collaborative project funded by the University of California that brings together researchers from five U.C. campuses and two national labs to investigate health impacts due to California wildfire smoke. The postdoc will work in collaboration with Dr. Brian Bailey in the Department of Plant Sciences, and focus on development and application of wildfire modeling tools.

Candidates must hold a PhD at the time of position appointment. Funding is available immediately, but start date is flexible particularly considering the current pandemic situation. Salary is commensurate with the U.C. Davis postdoctoral scholar salary scale based on years of experience, and includes healthcare, retirement, and other benefits.

Interested applicants should submit a short cover letter and resume/CV via email to Brian Bailey at

  • The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Contact Information

  • Brian Bailey
    Plant Sciences
    University of California, Davis
    Davis, CA


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