Postdoctoral Position in Air Pollution

Claremont California with fieldwork in South Korea
May 13, 2019
Jun 12, 2019
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Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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The Claremont Colleges in southern California seeks applicants to fill a two-year fully funded Postdoc position exploring air pollution associated with rural agriculture in South Korea. Funded as part of a multi-year Luce Foundation initiative, the Postdoc will address research questions related to atmospheric particulate and/or gas chemistry in the context of agricultural farms in rural South Korea.  The Postdoc will work as part of a larger, transdisciplinary group seeking to understand the impact of air pollution in South Korea.  Experience with particulate matter and/or gas phase air pollution instrumentation, quantitative datasets, and strong interest or demonstrated experience in Asia are beneficial.  A demonstrated publication record is also preferred.

The Claremont Colleges are highly selective undergraduate institutions. The applicant will have the opportunity to work with undergraduate researchers and teach one course a year with close mentoring from Claremont Faculty to promote strong teaching skills for future potential career goals.  This position is ideal for scientists interested in exploring career opportunities that incorporate research and teaching. Anticipated start date is July 1st, 2019.

Please apply for the position directly through the Claremont McKenna College Human Resource’s website:  For additional information, please contact Dr. Branwen Williams ( and Dr. Katie Purvis-Roberts ( of Claremont McKenna-Pitzer-Scripps Colleges.  Review of applications will begin on May 17th and will continue until a candidate is found.