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Lecturer in Hydroinformatics, Newcastle University

Closing date: 23/06/2018

Newcastle University seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Hydroinformatics (appointments at Senior Lecturer will be considered with appropriate experience) to further strengthen its internationally recognised Water Group, from 01 September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Outstanding academics from all areas of science- or engineering-oriented hydraulics or hydrology will be considered, although we particularly welcome applicants with expertise in flood and drought risk management, adaptation to climate change, urban and infrastructure systems modelling, big data analytics for water systems, and high performance simulation, who will complement our existing strengths.

The water group has a strong track record of EPSRC, NERC, GCRF and EU funded collaborative research projects with national and international groups, and with industry. The group are founding members of UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure & Cities (UKCRIC), and lead the £11m National Green Infrastructure Facility and Urban Observatory programmes.

You are expected to have a proven research record in terms of publications and a relevant PhD, and proven or potential achievements in terms of research funding and international esteem. You will contribute modules to our undergraduate and successful MSc programmes.

Please contact Professor Richard Dawson, Head of the Water Group, to discuss this opportunity: richard.dawson@newcastle.ac.uk  and +44 191 208 6618.





Senior Research Associate – Hydrological/Mathematical Modeller – Lancaster Environment Centre

Closing date: 20/06/2018

Senior Research Associate, Hydrological modeller/programmer for the Q-NFM project – Lancaster Environment Centre

We are seeking a Senior Research Associate to undertake development work on a specific catchment model (Dynamic-TOPMODEL) and utilize within an assessment of the hydrological value of ‘natural flood risk management’ across three large Cumbrian catchments. You should have proficiency in programming (preferably R, C++ and Matlab) and ideally experience of environmental models and spatial analysis. 

The post will commence on 2 July or as soon as possible thereafter. For further details and application procedures please visit our website and follow the links.

Closing date for applications is Wed 20 June 2018, with interviews on Thurs 28 June 2018.

Dr Nick Chappell and Prof. Keith Beven