Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

2864 18242
Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-RES_SHINDELL [#18242, 1826]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Climate / Climate
Appl Deadline:2021/03/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/03/03, finished 2021/09/11, listed until 2021/09/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a Research Scientist 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.

This is a 2 month appointment. Position is available starting immediately.

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.

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