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Post Doctoral Scholar position at UC Merced - Aerosol-Climate Research Group

Position
Post Doctoral Scholar position at UC Merced - Aerosol-Climate Research Group

Employer

University of California - Merced

Homepage: https://www.ucmerced.edu


Location
Merced, United States of America

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Atmospheric Sciences (AS)
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI)

Type
Full time

Level
Entry level

Salary
Open

Required education
PhD

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
23 January 2022

Job description

Start date: Late Spring/Early Summer 2022.

The Aerosol-Climate research group at the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of California – Merced seeks a postdoctoral scholar for a project that uses observation and model simulation to understand the impacts of coarse dust on the global climate system. Anticipated responsibilities of the postdoc will include conducting climate model simulations, analyzing climate model outputs, analyzing ground-, aircraft- and satellite-based observations, supervising graduate and undergraduate students, and leading manuscript preparation related to the project.

Basic qualifications include a Ph.D. in atmospheric science, physics, engineering, or related fields, strong quantitative and programming skills, general knowledge of atmospheric aerosols. Additional desired qualifications include experience running atmospheric models and analyzing their output, and strong scientific writing and presentation skills. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged, and U.S. citizenship or residency is NOT required.

Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) One-page summary of recent work and interests 4) a list of 3-5 references with names and contact information.

For more information, go to https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01235


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