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Postdoctoral Research Scholar Stochastic Hydrology and Hydroclimatology
University of Iowa

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2023
Title Postdoctoral Research Scholar Stochastic Hydrology and Hydroclimatology
University University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA, United States
Department IIHR - Hydroscience & Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
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  • Post-Doc
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Engineering - Other

IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering ( and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Iowa ( seek a highly motivated postdoctoral research scholar to join Dr. Gabriele Villarini’s research group ( The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. Research will fall within the broad topics of stochastic hydrology and hydroclimatology. Of particular interest is the examination of spatial and temporal changes in extreme events, their relation to different climate states, their predictability and projected changes. The research team is open to other related research topics and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty, staff, and students of IIHR-Hydroscience and Engineering (, a national and global leader in environmental and fluids-related research, education, and service. The University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a community built around higher education, with vibrant cultural opportunities and a long history of international connections, leadership, and accomplishment. Iowa City offers the safe, friendly quality of life for which the Midwest is known. Information regarding some of the resources that the University of Iowa and the local area provide can be found at (

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant science or engineering field prior to starting this position is required. Candidates from subsets of fields including hydrology, climate science and applied statistics are particularly encouraged to apply.

Experience in processing and analyzing large data sets and model outputs is required. Expertise in computer programming in R is required.

To Apply: All qualified applicants are required to submit their CV, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references at Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, contact Gabriele Villarini (

  • The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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