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Post Doctoral Research Fellow - Infrastructure System Resilience

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Post Doctoral Research Fellow - Infrastructure System Resilience

Department: College: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Location: Clemson, SC

Open Date: Nov 23, 2022


Postdoctoral Researcher - Infrastructure System Resilience

Specific duties include:

  1. identifying knowledge gaps based on community datasets
  2. Interviewing infrastructure owner/operators
  3. Modeling secondary hazards as needed
  4. Developing models to prioritize infrastructure assets
  5. Modeling within system dependencies
  6. Predicting service outages
  7. Validating models
  8. Assessing vulnerability and consequences
  9. Performing multi-criteria analysis
  10. Performing field work
  11. Identifying risk mitigation strategies


Candidates should hold a PhD degree in a field related to community resilience, such as, but not limited to: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Community and Regional Planning, Sociology, and Political Science. Candidates must have documented qualifications as follows: graduate research experience; fluency in English; excellent communication skills; demonstrated technical competence; and a solid publication record. The willingness and ability to acquire new skills and knowledge as needed during the project; to work effectively and cooperatively with others; and to manage time effectively is expected. Prior experience with conducting community resilience research is strongly desired.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) 1 sample paper, (4) evidence of a PhD, and (5) a list of 3 references to Interfolio:

Any questions can be directed to Dr. Pamela Murray-Tuite (, Professor, Clemson University. The review of applications will begin immediately.

Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Individuals from backgrounds under represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional Positions to Consider:

Post Doctoral Research Fellow - Community Resilience

Post Doctoral Research Fellow - Infrastructure Interdependence

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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