The Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems at the University of Georgia is hiring a 1 year postdoc position, with possibility of renewal. The individual hired will work as part of an interdisciplinary team from the University of Georgia, Tribal partners, the Tribal Nations Technical Center for Excellence (TNTCX), and the United States Army Corps of Engineers – Engineer Research and Development Center (USACE-ERDC). The postdoc will work with the broader team to develop and direct research related to water resources planning. The objective is to co-design and implement planning methodologies that integrate Tribal worldviews on landscapes and waterscapes with the technical, procedural, and operational aspects of USACE water resource management.
Education/Experience: A PhD in a related field (e.g. Anthropology, Geography, Ecology, Engineering, Public Planning, Hydrology) is required. Experience working with Tribal Nations and on interdisciplinary teams is highly desired.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Special considerations will be given to candidates with expertise in systems-based research and with methodological expertise that may include qualitative and quantitative data collection/analysis, collaborative modeling, geospatial methods, and field data collection experience.
Duties and Responsibilities: The postdoc will co-develop and implement a research design, coordinate workshops, and lead data collection, curation, and analysis. This is primarily a research position with potential duties related to the management of graduate and undergraduate students.