Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTDOCSHINDELL [#10543, PD-2017 Shindell]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate – Climate and Impacts Modeling
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Environmental
Energy & Environment
Climate and Health
Atmospheric Sciences
Appl Deadline:2017/12/15 (posted 2017/11/27, listed until 2018/05/27)
Position Description:    

Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a postdoctoral associate with experience in quantitative modeling of the atmosphere, climate, and/or energy system, ideally using an Integrated Assessment Model (IAM). The associate will work to advance efforts to incorporate results from detailed modeling of the climate system and atmospheric composition into an IAM, and to include the effects of public health and agricultural impacts of climate and composition change into economic impact analyses.

The candidate must have a PhD in a related field, be fluent in computer programming, preferably including python, and have extensive experience in numerical modeling. The candidate should be capable of working independently and collaboratively and have an excellent command of English. The researcher will be expected to prepare results for peer reviewed journals. The position will be supervised by Dr. Drew Shindell (https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/shindell). Travel to domestic conferences on an annual basis. Potential collaboration with US EPA researchers in nearby Research Triangle Park.

Selected candidate will need to meet all hiring requirements, including a background check, prior to start date.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Time Frame

Initial appointment will be for 1 year, with possibility to extend to 2 or 3 years. Position is available starting immediately, with applications requested by Dec. 15th for priority consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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Further Info:
https://nicholas.duke.edu/people/faculty/shindell
email
919-681-4426
 
Box 90328
Environment Hall
Durham, NC 27708

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