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Post Doctoral Fellowship In Aerosol Forcing Of Climate Wanted In Ithaca

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Post Doctoral Fellowship In Aerosol Forcing Of Climate Wanted In Ithaca
United-states, New York, Ithaca,
Published December 20, 2017

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Occupation: Post doctoral fellowship in aerosol forcing of climate


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POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN AEROSOL FORCING OF CLIMATE

Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Applications are sought for a Post Doc to participate in a project designed to (i) quantify the scales of coherence of different aerosol
properties over the contiguous US, (ii) quantify the scales, intensity and causes of extreme aerosol events over the contiguous US and (iii)
document changes in event frequency and/or characteristics over time. Project website:  href="http://www.geo.cornell.edu/eas/PeoplePlaces/Faculty/spryor/NASA_project/index.html"
target="_blank">http://www.geo.cornell.edu/eas/PeoplePlaces/Faculty/spryor/NASA_project/index.html

The selected applicant will lead the numerical modeling using WRF-Chem and participate in statistical analyses of reanalysis and remote
sensing data. The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in atmospheric science, engineering or related subject. Experience with aerosol
research and WRF-Chem is highly desirable, familiarity with geospatial analysis of large data sets, and programming in Fortran and Matlab is
desirable.

The preferred start date is 1 March 2018 and the initial appointment will be for 1 year with the possibility of renewal.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Specific responsibilities (and approximate effort allocation) include:

(35%) Conduct simulations with WRF-Chem over North America.

(35%) 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

(5%) Other research activities.

For full consideration, please send a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three
references to: Professor S.C. Pryor ([email protected]).

Applications will be processed until position is filled but those received by 15 January 2018 will receive full consideration. Cornell
University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process,
you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 254-7232, fax (607)
255-0298, or email at [email protected].

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the
office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to
complete an online application.

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well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

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Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our
inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further
the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and
engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the
Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life,
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