[ES_JOBS_NET] NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Tue Sep 23 06:34:26 MDT 2014



NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Description

    The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs (VSP) announces the 2015 call
    for applications for theNOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral
    Fellowship Program <http://www.vsp.ucar.edu/cgc/>. Several
    postdoctoral fellows will be appointed.*The recruitment period ends
    January 9, 2015*.

    UCAR postdoctoral fellowship positions are for two years based on
    continued program funding. Successful applicants in this program
    work under the mentorship of host scientists in areas of mutual

    Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR's relocation policy.

    If necessary, UCAR/NCAR will sponsor a work visa (e.g., H1B, etc.)
    to fill this position.

    *BASIC JOB FUNCTION*: To help create and train the next generation
    of leading researchers needed for climate studies (seeNOAA's Climate
    Program Office <http://cpo.noaa.gov/AboutCPO.aspx>). The program
    focuses on observing, understanding, modeling and predicting the
    climate variability and change on seasonal and longer time scales.
    This includes the documentation and analysis of past, current, or
    possible future climate variability and change and the study of the
    underlying physical, chemical, and biological processes. NOAA's
    Climate Program Office sponsors the program.


    Conducts independent or collaborative research under a proposed plan
    related to the goals of the program.

    Publishes and presents results of the research at seminars and

    Pursues outside activities that advance professional growth, which
    may include contributing to educational programs, serving on
    committees, and attending workshops.


    Education and Experience:

      * Ph.D. degree related to climate change research; with
      * Preference given to those who have held a Ph.D. for no more than
        three years.
      * Awardees must change institutions in the absence of compelling

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      * Ability to work independently and conduct research with minimal
      * Skill in oral and written communication.



    *Before you begin the OpenHire process please prepare your
    applicationin one (1) PDF document, in the order numbered below.*

    1)     Cover letter stating the name of this program.

    2)     Curriculum vitae including list of publications.

    3)     Names and addresses of at least four professional references.

    4)     Ph.D. dissertation abstract, including title.

    5)     Titled project description, not to exceed five pages
    including figures and appendices (minimum 12 pt. type size,
    references excluded). Proposals must describe an actual research
    project. Applicants are encouraged to seek help from mentors in
    writing the project description.

    6)     Statement describing the relevance of the proposal project to
    the NOAA climate science and services program (one-page limit).

    *Step 1. To begin the application process, at the bottom of this
    page click "New Resume/CV." The next page presents options for you
    to submit your materials. Select "Upload a resume/CV document."*


    *Step 2. You will then be prompted to submit your**résumé or CV. 
    Click "Browse" to find your file on your computer. At this
    point,upload your complete application as one (1) PDF document.*


    *Step 3.  Continue the application process as prompted. Step 4 of
    the online application process will ask you if you want to upload
    additional documentation./Ignore this step./*


    Questions on the OpenHire application process may be addressed to
    Martha Jones at martha at ucar.edu, or 303-497-8715.

    *Step 4. Please have reference letters sent by email to UCAR
    Visiting Scientist Programs at**vspapply at ucar.edu*
    <mailto:vspapply at ucar.edu>*:*

      * Applicants are responsible for contacting at least four referees
        to have letters sent to UCAR/VSP by the application deadline.
        One letter must be from thesis advisor, but not from a potential
        host, and letters from more than one institution are encouraged.
        Referees should be directed to*online reference requirements*

    Questions on the VSP application process may be addressed
    tovspapply at ucar.edu <mailto:vspapply at ucar.edu>or 303-497-1605.

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is
    an*equal opportunity employer*
    <http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf>. We
    evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
    religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status,
    sexual orientation, domestic partner status, disability, or veteran

Job Location
    Various, Colorado, United States

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