[ES_JOBS_NET] CIRES/ GMD Research Associate Aircraft Project , Boulder, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Wed Dec 17 06:18:42 MST 2014


*CIRES/ GMD Research Associate Aircraft Project*
Boulder, CO
The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) 
is seeking a Research Associate to support the NOAA/ESRL/GMD/CCGG 
Aircraft Project. This project is part of a larger CCGG program to study 
the carbon cycle with specific emphasis on understanding the North 
American continent's carbon budget and identifying and understanding 
carbon sources and sinks on regional and continental scales. Duties
. Assist in the acquisition and quality control of in-situ (analysis 
during flight) and flask (post flight analysis at Boulder Lab) 
measurements from a network of airborne platforms in North America.
. Interpret the airborne atmospheric data over North America and the 
surrounding marine regions to better understand the carbon budget of the 
North American continent and the carbon cycle
. Improve techniques, procedures, and instrumentation used in the 
network; in particular in-situ measurements of the atmospheric CO2, CH4, 
CO and possibly other species.
. Lead CCGG's effort in development of new instrumentation and 
measurement techniques for use on regularly scheduled commercial aircraft.
. Implement field campaigns on behalf of CCGG within the framework of 
the North American Carbon Program
. Publish papers in peer-reviewed journals and present results at 
scientific conferences.
. PhD in atmospheric physics or chemistry, oceanography, or a related 
. Demonstrated experience making high-accuracy measurements of trace gases
. Basic understanding of atmospheric dynamics, particularly boundary 
layer processes
. Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret field measurements and 
to communicate results in a clear fashion to the scientific community 
via peer-reviewed publications and presentations at scientific meetings
. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment Review of 
applications will begin on January 15, 2015. Questions regarding the 
position can be answered by Colm Sweeney at 303-497-4771 or 
colm.sweeney at noaa.gov. The position will be filled as a Research 
Associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and will be eligible for 
employee benefits, including 22 days of vacation per year (for a 100% 
position). To Apply http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/92525 Applicants 
must complete the Faculty/University staff and EEO Data (application) 
form, and upload the required documents: 1- Resume 2- A cover letter 3- 
Poof of highest degree earned (copy of diploma or unofficial 
transcripts) 4- List of three Professional References with all contact 
information, from whom an official written letter of recommendation will 
be requested by the hiring unit at the appropriate time during the search.

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