Post Doctoral Position Announcement (University of New Orleans) — Fall 2022

Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental and Water Resources Modeling

Start Date: August 2022

Application Deadline: Position open until filled, with review of applications as they are received.
Position Description: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New
Orleans invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow position in environmental and water resources
modeling. The appointment will be for a minimum of one year with the potential for renewal upon
satisfactory performance. The position will involve developing new and enhancing existing research
programs in environmental and water resources engineering, and it will include the opportunity to engage
in undergraduate teaching, as well as graduate and undergraduate student mentoring. The successful
candidate will be highly motivated and strongly interested in an academic career that focuses on both
teaching and research. He or she will be capable of working both independently and as a team and will be
strongly focused on outcomes. This position will report to Dr. John Nicklow.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field
• Strong technical writing skills
• Demonstrated progression in developing a strong scholarly research and publication record

Contact: Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three letters of
reference. Application packets should be submitted electronically to

Expected Salary: $40,000

About UNO and CEE:
The University of New Orleans ( is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates
to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review features UNO in
the new 2020 edition of its college guide, “The Best 385 Colleges.” The U.S. News and World Report has
also ranked UNO in the top 200 engineering colleges in the United States. The University of New Orleans
(UNO) is also a Carnegie High Research Activity institution and for years, U.S. News and World Report
has ranked UNO among the national universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads.
The department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( at
UNO benefits from the support of the university led initiative to elevate the college to national prominence
in education and research, and to help enhance economic development in Louisiana and the entire gulf coast
region. The department has a vibrant and growing ABET-accredited undergraduate Civil Engineering
program with more than 200 undergraduate students. The department also offers masters and doctoral
degrees through the COE and is the only university in the Greater New Orleans area offering such degrees
in the Civil and Environmental engineering disciplines. In Spring 2020, Louisiana Board of Regents
approved a new degree (B.S. in Urban Construction Management) to be offered within the Department of
CEE at UNO. The CEE department has excellent laboratory facilities in the areas of construction
management, environmental engineering, hydraulics and coastal engineering, geotechnical engineering,
and structural engineering. The department of CEE is proud to offer an outstanding comprehensive
environment to faculty who value a well-rounded career path of high-quality student interaction, productive,
meaningful research, and rewarding civic engagement. The university is located about eight miles from
downtown New Orleans in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, dynamic live-music scene, and
exceptional cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.