Postdoctoral Fellow

Fort Collins, Colorado
Jul 11, 2018
Aug 10, 2018
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Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University (CSU) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to integrate and synthesize research on urban water sustainability with the Urban Water Innovation Network (UWIN). Specifically, the project seeks to evaluate indicators of sustainability across the various aspects of urban planning, and develop a blueprint (expert system) for cities seeking to integrate a One Water approach into planning.

The selected individual will work with Dr. Arabi at CSU to identify indicators of water sustainability jointly with researchers across UWIN and develop an expert system for evaluating indicators of sustainability for cities across the six UWIN regions (Arizona Sun Corridor, Southeast Florida, Mid-Atlantic, Pacific Northwest, Front Range Colorado, and Southern California).

Required Qualifications

• PhD in Civil Engineering, hydrology or related field completed by start date
• Experience with multiobjective or multi-criteria decision analysis
• Demonstrated ability to produce peer-reviewed journal publications
• Strong verbal and written English communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with urban water systems, energy use, or hydrologic modeling 
• Experience with application of robust statistical methods in water resources studies
• Experience with model sensitivity and uncertainty analyses
• Experience interacting with collaborators and stakeholders

Work Unit

The CEE Department at CSU is recognized both nationally and internationally for its education, research, and service and outreach programs, and is ranked in the top 40 of such programs in the USA. The CEE Department consists of 36 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 16 research scientists/scholars, 27 research associates, and 11 administrative professionals. Additional information about the CEE Department can be found at