18 months post-doc position at Parthenope University, Naples
Parthenope University, Naples, , Italy
Apply before: 17 January 2023

We seek a postdoctoral research scientist with expertise in flood risk research and flood inundation numerical modelling at the Department of Engineering of Parthenope University, Naples (Italy). The postdoctoral researcher is expected to work on pluvial flood risk evaluation in urban areas, focusing on real-world applications and pilot sites in the context of the research project "INSPIRING" (PRIN 2020 funding).

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in hydrology, civil/environmental engineering, geosciences, water resources, environmental sciences or related disciplines, experience working with geospatial and time series data, and experience with hydrodynamic and hydrologic modelling. Plus qualifications include strong programming/scripting capabilities and experience with high-performance computing.

Candidate responsibilities

  • Develop and apply flood inundation models for flood forecasting and risk assessment in real-world applications.
  • Collaborate with project partners in an interdisciplinary context.
  • Present, publish and communicate research results at scientific meetings and in scholarly journals.

We offer a position as a Postdoctoral Researcher for a period of 18 months at the Engineering Department of the University of Naples “Parthenope” in Naples (Italy). The gross monthly salary is approximately € 2480 for full-time employment.

Please apply here:

The advertisement is active until January 17th, 2023.

Additional information
For more information about this position and the application procedure please get in touch with prof. Luca Cozzolino ( and Giada Varra (, who can supply help with non-Italian speaking candidates.

Thank you for disseminating this among your colleagues and potential candidates. Best regards

Luca Cozzolino

Of interest for:
  • Hydrology Focus Research Group