Postdoctoral position on flood modeling at Tongji University, Shanghai
Tongji University, , China
Start reviewing process: 1 August 2022

A 3-year postdoc position is available at the College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.

Description of Position:

The postdoctoral researcher will be working with Dr. Zhi Li on the development of a high-performance, coupled surface-subsurface flow model. The model will be used for simulating large-scale urban and/or coastal floods. The postdoctoral researcher will also have the flexibility to develop her/his own research topic (related to hydrologic/hydrodynamic/groundwater modeling). The starting date is negotiable, preferably before Jan. of 2023.

Required qualifications (from Tongji University):

  • Published at least 1 SCI paper.
  • Obtained PhD degree within the past 3 years.

Preferred qualifications (from Dr. Zhi Li, not mandatory):

  • Strong coding ability/experience with C/C++ or Fortran.
  • Experience with numerical modeling and parallel computing.
  • Experience with flood-related research or engineering projects.
  • Good communication skill (oral + written) in English.


The base salary is 300,000 RMB (about 45,000 USD) per year plus benefits. Bonus is available upon performance.

To Apply:
Inquiries and applications (with CV and cover letter) should be sent to

For more info:

Website of Zhi Li:

Of interest for:
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group