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Associate Professional Specialist, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for Associate Professional Specialist position. This position serves as the Urban Data Science Specialist to the Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Lab and associated research projects. The SUS Lab is the umbrella under which research projects led by PI Anu Ramaswami are implemented. These projects currently include the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network (NSF-SRN) and a newly awarded NSF-INFEWS grant, includes other projects relating to work with the United Nations, work with cities, future potential projects with NSF and urban projects associated with Princeton University's Chadha Center for Global India. This position would be responsible for: a) developing & managing and curating datasets related to interdisciplinary sustainable urban systems, in conjunction with the Global City Data project, a federated platform to share urban systems data; b) acquiring new SUS datasets; and c) developing original research related to sustainable urban systems.

This role will be responsible for interfacing with data originating from different sectors (water, energy, food, green/open space, transportation, waste, ICT, buildings), disciplines (engineering, public affair, geography, urban planning) and outcomes (health, environment, equity, resilience).

Requirements include extensive experience working datasets & models of multiple types and data sources; extensive experience in integrating data, profiling, validating and cleansing data; well versed/ good understanding of programming languages (Java, Python, R, other) in order to generate/analyze data; experience working with spatial data (GIS, remote sensing); experience or knowledge of Machine Learning, AI and other data science methods. Experience working with data sets from India is preferred.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/15621 and include curriculum vitae and cover letter and contact information for three references. 

Appointment is for two years with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Professional Specialist, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University
The Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Lab in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University has an immediate opening of Professional Specialist position. The SUS Lab is the umbrella under which research projects led by PI Anu Ramaswami are implemented. These projects currently include the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network (NSF-SRN), NSF-INFEWS grant, Metropolitan Council grant and includes other projects relating to work with the United Nations, and work with cities. This position would be specifically to support the final year of the NSF-SRN, helping to finish on-going research projects related to urban sustainability, and compiling data in support of developing a depository of public data products across the SRN. In addition, this position would play a coordinating and research role for the MetCouncil Climate Stats project, which explores land use change and self-driving autonomous vehicles in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Region.

Requirements include: MS in science, technology and environmental policy, or related field; experience working with urban datasets across multiple sectors; experience working in large interdisciplinary cross-university teams; experience interfacing with local government (experience with the Metropolitan Council is a particular benefit); familiarity with datasets local to the Minneapolis-St. Paul region.

Applicants must apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=16061

 and include curriculum vitae and cover letter and contact information for three references.

This appointment is for 6 months.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.