Postdoctoral Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

SILC is looking for a 12-month Postdoctoral Associate starting as soon as possible.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

SILC is an interdisciplinary and solution-focused center that supports diverse projects and educational programs linked by a common focus on issues in sustainability and the environment. SILC’s impact-focused research includes engineering, physical and natural sciences, social science, social justice, psychology, humanities, business, law, computer science, and other fields. Check out Our Work ( ) to learn more about our current initiatives and collaborations.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
  • Designing and implementing data science pipelines for processing and predictive analytics locally and on the cloud.
  • Delivering science ready data products and services for in-house analysis and external partners.
  • Maintaining code bases and ensuring full reproducibilty.
  • Working with a broader team of subject experts, data scientists, engineers, and designers for application design.
What You Should Know
  • Eligibility to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • It is expected this position will work 32 hours a week.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
What We Can Offer

Salary is $55,000.00.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

Be Statements
Be driven. Be inventive. Be Boulder.

What We Require
  • PhD in data science or engineering related fields.
  • High proficiency in Python incl. geospatial packages and machine learning tools.
  • Solid knowledge of high performance computing in the cloud using,Azure, AWS, GoogleCloud Platform: and both SQL and no SQL databases.
  • Experience with Google Earth Engine and Microsoft's Planetary Computer a +.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
What You Will Need
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
  3. Portfolio URL/Link.
  4. List of contact information for 3 references who will be willing to write a confidential Letter of Recommendation for you.

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.

For first consideration, please apply by December 13th. The position will remain open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

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Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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