Postdoctoral Associate in Modeling the Agricultural Response to Climate Intervention. The Department of Environmental Sciences of Rutgers University invites applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Associate. This is a grant-funded, non-tenure-earning position carrying full benefits. The successful candidate will join a research group investigating the impacts on climate and agriculture in response to various proposed solar climate intervention schemes, also known as solar radiation modification (SRM). The successful candidate will have primary responsibility, in collaboration with other researchers at Rutgers and the National Center for Atmospheric Research, for adding the impacts of diffuse radiation, ultraviolet radiation, and ozone on vegetation, including crops, and for improving the parameterization of fires in CESM2, and then conducting general circulation model simulations with it in response to different SRM schemes, in the context of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project. The candidate will also have time to conduct independent research. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in climate science, agricultural modeling, or a related field, and a demonstrated background in climate modeling and agricultural modeling. Applications will be favored that demonstrate experience with CLM, CESM2, the National Center for Atmospheric Research computing environment, the analysis of computer simulations of climate change in response to climate intervention, and comparisons of crop model responses to climate change.
To apply, please go to: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/122844
For any questions or for more information, please contact:
Professor Alan Robock
The position is available as early as January 1, 2021. The initial appointment will be for one year, with annual renewals subject to satisfactory performance. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.