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Research Associate (2 positions)

University at Albany
Albany, New York
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Atmospheric Sciences
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Research Associate (2 positions)

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of approximately 17,000 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

The Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC, or "the Center") at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY) seeks to hire two permanent-eligible Research Associates in the Atmospheric Sciences. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Flood Hydrology, Radar Meteorology, and Climate. Experience in AI applications is favored.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue and secure funding to support a robust research program and publish their work in academic (e.g. scientific peer-reviewed) journals. We expect the position to strengthen ASRC and the University by (i) maintaining a strong externally funded research program, (ii) mentoring graduate students and postdocs, and (iii) participating, as necessary, in service to the Center and the University.

For more information about ASRC, please visit


Candidates must have a doctorate in atmospheric science, atmospheric chemistry, environmental science, physics, engineering, or a closely related field, from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization. The doctorate must be completed by August 31, 2023. Candidates must have a proven record of scholarship in their field and show promise for continued success. Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations. 

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Research Associate, R2

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Detailed curriculum vitae (including select publication reprint/links)
  • Statement of research interests
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

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This posting will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin by March 1st, 2023.

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