3 Postdoc +1 Project Scientist positions in AI, climate, and Remote Sensing

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Isabella Velicogna

Oct 10, 2023, 12:21:03 PM10/10/23
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The Velicogna Research Team in the Department of Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine has three immediate opening Postdoctoral Scholars and one Assistant Project Scientist to work for a transdisciplinary University of California Climate Action project to combine Earth Science, remote sensing science, AI, and Agriculture to develop a fusion outlook product that employs model forecasts, in-situ, and satellite data for forecasting sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) variation of California hydroclimate. The work will be conducted at UC Irvine in collaboration with UC-Agriculture and Natural Resources extension specialists, the California Department of Water Resources, farmers, and private companies. The positions are for 2 years initial appointment and renewable pending on progress.

Application links for the three Postdoctoral Scholar positions:

  1. AI and Climate forecast: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08686 

  2. AI and Climate data: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08687

  3. Remote Sensing and Climate Data: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08689

Application link for the Assistant Project Scientist position: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08692


All positions require an expected or recent Ph.D. in Computer Sciences or Physical Sciences, and at least three years of programming experience in Python or other languages for developing AI/ML techniques and/or scientific applications. AI positions require demonstrated ability to analyze and provide creative solutions for technically complex problems. Climate science positions require working knowledge of climate sciences, remote sensing, and AI/ML techniques. 

See position links for other desired qualifications.

Perks of the ESS department and UCI Campus:
The Earth System Science Department at UC Irvine is highly interdisciplinary. It includes 25 faculty with broad expertise, all devoted to the study of the Earth as a coupled system. UC Irvine is located in Orange County, about halfway between the diverse metropolitan areas of Los Angeles and San Diego. It is a sunny and pleasant place to live, surrounded by beaches, parks, mountains.

Application window:

Open date: October 4, 2023

Final date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

If you have any questions please email Professor Isabella Velicogna (isab...@uci.edu) with “Postdoc/Project Scientist Application Question” in the subject line. If you qualify and/or are interested in more than 1 position, please be very specific as to which position(s) you apply for and why you qualify for each one.

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