Data-driven risk analysis and resilience modeling of infrastructure systems

Friday, December 9, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoc
Job Institution: 
Vanderbilt University
Job Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in statistical and computational modeling applied to infrastructure systems. The initial appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal based on progress and funding.

The research focus will be on statistical methods applied to systems risk analysis and resilience modeling. In particular, the research fellow is expected to develop mathematical and statistical tools to model the interdependency of infrastructure systems under the uncertainty of extreme events and future climate change. Experience in Bayesian statistics and network analysis is preferred.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in civil engineering, statistics, operations research, industrial engineering, systems engineering, or a related field is required. Training and experience in data analytics and computational modeling is preferred.

Application

In a single PDF document, please send a cover letter, one-page research statement, CV, and the contact information of three references to hiba.baroud@vanderbilt.edu.  Expected start date is January 10, 2017, but actual start date is negotiable.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.