Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, New Jersey
Jun 20, 2018
Jul 20, 2018
Requisition No: D-18-CEE-00006
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The Atmospheric Chemistry and Composition Group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University is seeking postdoctoral or more senior researchers to develop and field-deploy optical instrumentation for measurements of trace gases in the atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have experience in the design and characterization of laser-based sensors and knowledge of the challenges of field measurements of the atmosphere. The initial term of appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; preference will be given to candidates who apply by July 16, 2018, with a fall 2018 start date. Please indicate availability in the cover letter. 

 Candidates must apply online at submit the following items: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vita; 3) a statement describing your research capabilities and how they match the position description; 4) contact information for three references.  

Essential Qualifications

Experience with optical sensing, laser spectroscopy, and trace gas measurements in the atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with software, electrical and mechanical design; knowledge of atmospheric science and chemistry. Proficiency with LabView, MATLAB or similar software is desired.

Education Required

Doctorate Degree  

These positions are subject to the University‚Äôs background check policy. 


Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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