Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences

Position ID:MIT-EAPS-EMANUEL_2023_PD [#24775]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts MA, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Climate / Climate
Atmospheric Science
Physics / Mathematical Physics
Appl Deadline:2024/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2023/05/01, listed until 2024/03/31)
Position Description:    

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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR, Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. The postdoctoral scholar will analyze soil, vegetation, and atmospheric data to help understand and quantify conditions leading to the development of severe convective storms. We prefer the candidate to have experience with atmospheric dynamics, and thermodynamics, atmospheric convection, and soil and vegetation physics.

Job Requirements: Ph.D., in atmospheric or climate sciences, physics, or a related field by the date of hire. Strong physical, mathematical, and computational background. Expertise in atmospheric and/or soil modeling. Experience with programming in at least one general purpose language. Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

This is a two-year position. The start date is flexible, but preferably between 1 October 2023 and 1 April 2024. The successful candidate must have completed all PhD requirements by the start date.

A complete application needs to include a cover letter, CV, brief statement of research interests and professional plans and name and email of three references.

Deadline for applications to receive full review: March 31, 2024

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check, including verifying any finding of misconduct (or pending investigation) from prior employers.

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