Cornell University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-Earth and Atmospheric Sciences-POSTDOC [#14166, WDR-00020161]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853-7202, United States [map]
Subject Area: Atmospheric Sciences / Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences
Appl Deadline:2019/09/15help popup (posted 2019/08/02, updated 2019/08/01, listed until 2020/02/01)
Position Description:    

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

Position Function:
The postdoctoral associate will conduct research on troposphere-stratosphere interactions during lower tropospheric cold-air outbreaks. The research will involve the diagnosis of large reanalysis data sets and numerical experiments with idealized general circulation models.  

Anticipated Division of Time: 
Conduct of research (70%) 
Preparation of manuscripts and presentations on research (20%) 
Participation in weekly research group meetings (5%) 
Supervision of undergraduate student researchers (5%) 

Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or a related field 
Graduate study and research in large-scale atmospheric dynamics 
Experience with large reanalysis data sets (e.g. MERRA) 
Experience with idealized general circulation models (e.g. CESM) 
Excellent written and oral communication skills 

Preferred skills:
Experience with undergraduate student researchers 
Ability to work with others (faculty, students, researchers) outside of group  

Supervision Exercised:
The Postdoctoral Associate will work under the supervision of Professor Stephen Colucci and will help Prof. Colucci supervise undergraduate researchers.

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 Steve Colucci ( 
Applications will be considered until the position is filled but those received by September 15, 2019 will receive full consideration.

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Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
1103 Bradfield Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

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