Post-doctoral Position on Wildfire Suppression at the University of Maryland

The Department of Fire Protection Engineering ( at the University of Maryland – College Park (UMD) is looking for a motivated post-doctoral fellow to lead a project on rapid suppression of wildland fire. UMD is building a multidisciplinary team to enter the XPRIZE Wildfire Competition ( and expects the post-doctoral fellow to serve as one of the managers on this team. This is an 18-month appointment with a possible extension. We are looking for a candidate with a recent PhD in fire, mechanical or aerospace engineering. Experience with fire suppression and/or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is desirable but not required. Interested candidates should send their CV and a list of references to Prof. Stanislav I. Stoliarov ([email protected]). For best consideration, please submit your application on or before March 1, 2024.