[ES_JOBS_NET] NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow
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Tue Sep 23 06:34:26 MDT 2014
NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow
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
* 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*
evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status,
sexual orientation, domestic partner status, disability, or veteran
Various, Colorado, United States
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