Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-POSTORRS_SHINDELL [#14994]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate or Research Scientist
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Public Health
Climate / Climate change
Modeling / Quantitative modeling
Energy & Environment / Economics (more...)
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2019/10/07)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Associate or Research Scientist – Environmental Impacts Assessment

Duke’s Nicholas School of Environment in Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a postdoctoral associate or Research Scientist with experience in quantitative modeling of air quality, climate change, and/or the energy system. The position will be supervised by Dr. Drew Shindell. The researcher will advance efforts to more fully incorporate climate, agriculture and public health responses into analyses of emissions mitigation options and decision-support tools. This will include their effects on the economy, especially in the US.

The candidate must have a PhD in a related field, be fluent in computer programming, preferably python, and have extensive experience in both numerical modeling and writing papers for peer-reviewed journals. The candidate should be capable of working both independently and collaboratively and have an excellent command of English. The researcher will be expected to prepare results for peer reviewed journals. Travel to domestic conferences on an annual basis. Potential collaboration with US EPA researchers in nearby Research Triangle Park.

Time Frame

Initial appointment will be for 1 year, with possibility to extend to 2 or 3 years. Position is available starting immediately, with priority consideration for applications submitted by Oct 31st.

Selected candidate will need to meet all hiring requirements, including a background check, prior to start date. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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.

Duke 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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