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Research Associate in Environmental Sciences

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
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Jun 24, 2023

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Research Associate in Environmental Sciences

Charlottesville, VA

Full Time

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks postdoctoral research associates to contribute to computational research on ocean, atmosphere, and land biogeochemistry. The candidate will work directly with Professor Scott Doney in the Department of Environmental Sciences.

The completion of a PhD in oceanography, environmental sciences, or related field is required by appointment start date. Candidates are required to have experience in computational environmental research involving data analysis, remote sensing, or numerical modeling. Background in ocean or aquatic systems is preferred. Ability to use advanced statistical data analysis software, such as MATLAB, R or SciPy; verbal and written communication skills; ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as a member of a team; and ability to organize and complete tasks are required skills.

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on May 21, 2023. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

This is a one-year appointment. However, appointment may be renewed for additional two- or one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

For questions about the position, please contact Scott Doney, Professor, at

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

For information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit and

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines
Please visit the 
UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System, which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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