Lehigh University, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position ID:Lehigh-CEE-POSTDOC2 [#6323, PDPRAISYS]
Position Title: Post Doctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Systems Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2015/09/23, finished 2016/01/29, listed until 2016/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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A postdoctoral position at the rank of Research Associate is available at Lehigh University.
The successful candidate will have a background in one or more areas of: computational/computer science, civil and systems engineering as this NSF-funded project involves the integration of computational models of infrastructure systems.

The following characteristics are desirable for the selection of candidates, but it is not necessary to satisfy all of them:
- capacity to coordinate the day-to-day activities of a new project, involving many researchers and reporting to two supervisors (Drs. Paolo Bocchini in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Brian Davison in Computer Science and Engineering);
- demonstrated experience in multiple programming languages;
- experience with Unix/Linux OS and software design methodologies; 
- strong personal, verbal and written communication skills;
- proficiency with random functions and probabilistic modeling in general.
Previous experience with high-performance computing will be considered a bonus.

The initial appointment will cover one year, with the possibility to be extended until August 2018, with a competitive salary and benefits package.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible. 

For 150 years, Lehigh University has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering innovative research. The institution is among the nation's most selective, highly ranked private research universities. Lehigh’s four colleges provide graduate and undergraduate education to approximately 7,000 students. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Lehigh is 80 miles west of New York City and 50 miles north of Philadelphia, providing an accessible and convenient location that offers an appealing mix of urban and rural lifestyles. The Lehigh Valley International Airport is just six miles from campus. Lehigh Valley cities and towns are regularly listed as among the best places to live in the country. 

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lehigh is also a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant for promoting the careers of women in academic science and engineering. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits. Lehigh University also has programs and policies designed to help Lehigh faculty members balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives (see also http://www.lehigh.edu/worklifebalance/). 

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Civil and Environmental Engineering
13 E. Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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