Associate Research Scientist in the area of drought forecasting
Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering
The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science of Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist in the area of drought forecasting using microwave and fluorescence data.
Basic responsibilities include developing an endogenous hydrological model within an integrated assessment model to allow the interactions between water system and human system, examining land- and water-related research questions, with a focus on drought, and explore the use of SIF for studying droughts.
The incumbent must keep a thorough reporting schedule and being active in research as well administrative duties.
Minimum Degree Required: Ph.D. or DES or Sc.D.
All applicants MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered for the position.
Candidates for professional officer of research positions are expected to have established their ability to conduct original, independent scientific research in Earth and Environmental Engineering.
To hold the rank of the rank of associate research scientist, candidates' qualifications and contributions to their fields of research must be equivalent to those of an assistant professor.
All candidates for all officer of research positions are expected to be able to work well in a team and to communicate effectively the results of their research or research activities both orally and in writing.
Publications in top journals and presentations at conferences. 1-2 years postdoctoral experience and demonstrated leadership in field of research.
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