Post-Doctoral Associate

College Park, Maryland
Feb 08, 2019
Mar 10, 2019
Air Quality Modeling/Satellite Data Assimilation
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Post-Doctoral Associate

The University of Maryland Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOSC) invites applications to fill a post-doctoral associate position on air quality modeling and/or satellite data assimilation. We seek a highly motivated researcher to conduct research on improving emission, dispersion and chemical transport modeling of atmospheric composition. The applicant will have the opportunity to work with federal scientists at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) on collaborative projects.

Minimum qualifications:
• M.S. or Ph.D. degree in atmospheric science, computer science, geography, or a related subject;
• Prior experience with regional and global chemical transport models, such as CMAQ, HYSPLIT, and GOES-Chem;
• Familiarity with dust modeling and satellite data related to air quality and earth system model applications is preferable;
• Articulation in written and spoken English to communicate technical findings;
• Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team.

Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter describing their interest in the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of professional goals; and (4) the names and contact information of two references.

The review process will start immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The position will begin as soon as possible and is for one year, with the possibility to renew.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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