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Faculty Positions


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Research Associate and Post-Doctoral Positions

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Assistantships (PhD, MS)

Ph.D. Assistantship in Hydroclimate Processes at Auburn University

The Climate, Water, and Society Lab at Auburn University ( invites application for a Ph.D. level graduate research assistantship position in Earth Systems Sciences, to work on an interdisciplinary project to develop the Next Generation Soil Moisture Forecasting System. This is a three-year collaborative project, funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, with scientists at Yeshiva University, NY, providing the artificial intelligence and cyber infrastructure expertise, and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder facilitating stakeholder interactions, and guidance and improvements to forecast attributes. The graduate assistant at Auburn University is expected to perform four research activities: (1) merging of multi-scale, multi-sensor soil moisture data, (2) developing on-the-fly downscaling, (3) high-resolution (25-km) CLM modeling for the United States, and (4) developing a calibrated soil moisture forecasting system based on the deep learning model. Prospective candidates should be highly motivated and have a strong background in climate modeling, hydrology, and related field. Experience in working with the CESM model is a plus. Knowledge and experience in Unix/Linux environment is highly desirable. Interested candidates should email a cover letter stating their research interests, CV, unofficial university transcripts, TOEFL/GRE scores (if applicable), and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Sanjiv Kumar at The expected start date for the position is January 2021. The application will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is found.

Staff Positions

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