posted on behalf of Dr. Stefano Galelli
JOB AND PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The themes of the project include understanding the response of hydropower networks to past, present and future hydro-climatic variability in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, and enhancing their resilience through the design of novel management solutions. In particular, the project aims to: i) create a quantitative link between sources of hydro-climatic variability and anomalies of power production in the region, ii) reduce risks of power shortfalls by improving the operation of hydropower reservoirs, iii) examine the vulnerability of electricity supply and distribution to long-term climatic changes. The postdoctoral researcher will be expected to engage in multiple project themes. Additionally, (s)he will be expected to collaborate with the other team members and assist in the supervision of PhD students and undergraduate research assistants, however (s)he will not have formal teaching responsibilities.
The candidate must be comfortable with both team and independent work, and possess a proven record of scientific excellence, personal initiative, and advanced proficiency in communicating scientific findings in peer-reviewed journals and at professional meetings. Excellent command of English is essential.
The position will be located within the Pillar of Engineering Systems Design at Singapore University of Technology and Design. The successful applicant will be offered a 2-year position in Singapore and will collaborate with Dr. Stefano Galelli (SUTD), Dr. Bikramjit Das (SUTD), and Dr. Paul Block (University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Attractive working conditions include a competitive compensation (50,000–60,000 USD/year), travel funds, and an option to renew for a third year.
The position is available starting April 1, 2018. Applications will be evaluated until a suitable candidate is selected. Interested candidates should send a 1 page letter on why they are motivated, CV, and a list of publications to email@example.com
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