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Job ID: 113670

Postdoctoral Fellow
Tulane University

Date Posted Oct. 9, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University Tulane University
New Orleans, LA, United States
Department School of Science and Engineering
Application Deadline Until Filled
Position Start Date Oct. 10, 2018
  • Post-Doc
  • Sciences - General
    Geology/Geosciences - General
The Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering at Tulane University is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellow appointment. We are specifically seeking outstanding applicants with a background in one or more of the following areas: hydraulics, and numerical modeling of riverine and urban/suburban storm water systems. This position reports to Dr. Ehab Meselhe. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Meselhe at

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and apply models, perform data analysis and interpretation of hydrologic and hydraulic systems and simulation results;
  • Write technical papers, present at meetings, workshops and technical conferences;
  • Conduct various research tasks such as code development and customizations as needed;
  • Participate in field data collection in support of research and modeling activities;
  • Participate in writing proposals to generate external funding streams.
    Required qualifications include:
  • Ph.D. in Engineering, Geoscience, or related field is required.
  • Experience in model development and applications either as part of the graduate research or prior professional experience.
  • Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering operates on multiple computational platforms, so candidates should have scripting and programming skills.
    Desired qualifications include:
  • Familiarity with Delft-FEWS; National Water Model (NOAA-NWC); WRF-Hydro; HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, EPA-SWMM and/or other FEMA-type modeling and mapping applications
  • Experience with GIS software and scripting languages.
  • Familiarity with widely used numerical modeling packages
  • Candidates with a professional engineering license or the ability/intent to obtain one will be viewed positively.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven professional with sound judgement, excellent interpersonal skills, and the flexibility to adjust to changing priorities in a demanding, fast-paced environment. The Department expects to offer a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with a candidate’s skill and experience. This is a full-time position. Please apply via the link . Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity.

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Contact Information

  • Professor Ehab Meselhe
    School of Science and Engineering
    Tulane University
    6832 St Charles Ave
    Boggs 201
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • 504-862-3197


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