NHERI Career Opportunities

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Post-Doctoral Scholar (University of Washington School of Public Health; CEER/DEOHS)

The Collaborative on Extreme Event Resilience (CEER) within the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) at the University of Washington (UW) School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding Post-Doctoral Scholar.

The Post-Doctoral scholar will help to conceptualize and launch the Public Health Extreme Events Research (PHEER) Community of Practice, a national network of public health disaster researchers that will work collaboratively to conduct time-sensitive research and advance the disaster and health sciences. The position will provide a unique opportunity for an early career scholar to participate in a field-shifting effort to promote collaborative efforts among otherwise competitive researchers to improve understanding of the health effects of disasters and the effectiveness of preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. The candidate will engage stakeholders across the disaster science and public health fields and collaborate with public health disaster research experts at the University of Washington and several peer institutions, including University of Colorado Boulder, New York University, University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Delaware.

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NHERI SimCenter: Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Computational Modeling and Simulation

The NHERI SimCenter invites applications for four full-time Postdoctoral Scholar positions to support software development and computational simulation in the following focus areas:

  • Coastal Engineering and Hydrodynamics
  • Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Multi-hazard Regional Risk Assessment
  • Socioeconomic Models and Recovery Simulation

The Computational Modeling and Simulation Center (SimCenter) is headquartered at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, and collaborates with faculty and research groups from more than a dozen universities across the country. The Center is seeking self-motivated applicants with proven knowledge in natural hazards engineering (NHE) and related disciplines, scientific computing skills, and a desire to shape the next generation of disaster simulation tools and practices.

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