Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Earth and Atmospheric Sciences-POSTDOCTORALASSOCIATE1 [#13453, WDR-00018293]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Earth and Environmental Sciences
Appl Deadline:2019/04/07 (posted 2019/03/19, listed until 2019/08/01)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ithaca, New York

Position Function
Applications are sought for a Post Doc to participate in a project designed to quantify and attribute variability and trends in aerosol characteristics of relevance to climate forcing.

The selected applicant will conduct numerical modeling using WRF-Chem and participate in statistical analyses of reanalysis and remote sensing data.

Specific responsibilities (and approximate effort allocation) include:
(55%) Conduct simulations with WRF-Chem over North America.
(20%) Conduct model performance analyses using remote sensing observations and reanalysis products
(10%) Archive model output and remote sensing data using best-practice data provenance procedures
(15%) Develop publication-quality research manuscripts

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in atmospheric science, engineering or related subject. Experience with WRF-Chem is essential, familiarity with geospatial analysis of large data sets, and programming in Fortran and Matlab is desirable. One year term position with possibility of renewal.

To Apply:
For full consideration, please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the names and contact information of three references at Academic Jobs Online .

Questions may be directed to Professor S.C. Pryor (
Applications will be considered until the position is filled but those received by 7 April 2019 will receive full consideration.

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
1103 Bradfield Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

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