Post-Doc: Climate Resilience Military Installation

Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California 93943 Work Remotely
  • Job Type
    Contract, Temp

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Infrastructure Defense (CID) and Energy Academic Group (EAG) are leading efforts to assess and improve the resilience of US military installations and surrounding communities to climate change related disasters.

Currently, the CID and EAG are leading several projects in this area, such as conducting military installation resilience analysis, creating a climate resilience training platform, coordinating the Climate and Security Network (CSN), and delivering infrastructure resilience short courses to US military and Allied partners.

We are seeking one or more postdoctoral scholars to support research, publishing, and teaching activities.

Applications are coordinated through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) program. Anticipated start date is October 2021 and expected stipend amount is $65,000. Health insurance supplement will be provided additionally.

We are reviewing applicants, so please apply as soon as possible for full consideration.

Apply at: · www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NPS-2021-0002

Visit the following websites to learn more about our work:

· www.nps.edu/web/cid

· www.nps.edu/web/eag

· www.nps.edu/web/climate-and-security

Requirements

The qualified candidate will have a Doctoral degree or will have completed by 12 months.

This position is at the Post-Doctoral level. Minimum qualifications include:

- Education: A PhD or equivalent level degree in civil engineering, operations research, and/or related program
- Computation and programming:
- Experience in the Python programming language
- Experience with geospatial data and geographic information systems (GIS) software.
- Writing and Publication: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Teaching: Experience delivering seminars and/or courses on topics related to infrastructure, climate change, resilience, and natural disasters.

Highly qualified candidates will have competency with:

- Python packages for geospatial data science and operations research (e.g., GeoPandas, Numpy, Pyomo, Numba, Rasterio, Scikit-learn, Fiona, Shapley, etc.).
- Software, including Git and GitLab version control; Industry standard infrastructure models (e.g., EPANET, SWMM, OpenDSS, XENDEE, etc.); QGIS
- Publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts on infrastructure systems, climate change, resilience, and natural disasters.
- Developing course materials (e.g., syllabus, lesson plans, lectures, etc.)
- Presenting research to international audiences

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