The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of North Dakota is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to study atmospheric applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs). The candidate with work with Dr. Mark Askelson to evaluate impacts of weather on UASs, to explore use of UASs in atmospheric sciences, and to evaluate weather impacts on systems that support UASs. The applicant also has opportunities to participate in other projects, which have foci that include regional climate studies, convection, and winter weather. Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Mark Askelson (email@example.com).
Completion of a Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences, or a closely related field, by start-up date.
Experience with aviation meteorology, numerical weather predication, data assimilation, and Observation System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs).
Duties and Responsibilities
Data collection, analysis, and reporting/publishing
Numerical modeling and data assimilation
Coordination of meetings/research group
Travel to meetings/conferences
The position is for one year, with the possibility of extension to two years. The position offers a competitive salary with generous benefits. The anticipated start date is 1 May 2018, with the position open until filled.
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