[ES_JOBS_NET] "Postdoctoral Researcher" Position for Aircraft Measurements & Analysis, Univ. of Colorado
christin at ucar.edu
Sun Aug 2 11:22:55 MDT 2015
Posting Title Research Associate (CIRES "Postdoctoral Researcher"
Position for Aircraft Measurements & Analysis)
City Boulder, CO
Position Type Research Faculty
Posting date 07/31/2015
Full/Part Time Full-time
Background Check Required? Yes
A Research Associate (“postdoctoral researcher”) position is available
in the Jimenez Research Group inCIRESand the Dept. of Chemistry and
Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder. The successful
candidate will participate in the repeated deployment of a highly
customized Aerodyne HR-ToF-AMSaboard theNASADC-8 Aircraft^1
<https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn1> for theNASAEVS-2 AToM
mission^2 <https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn2> (field phase
2016 to 2018, see schedule at^3
<https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn3> ). The AToM mission is a
unique opportunity to study the global background of trace gases,
aerosols and black carbon throughout the troposphere and the seasons and
assess its sources and chemistry. The successful candidate will be
involved at all levels with the scientific analysis of this
largeAMSdataset and is expected to lead several aspects of this
analysis. He/she would also have the opportunity to be involved in other
aircraft projects (KORUS-AQ, CAMPEx), pending funding. The position will
require a minimum of 8 weeks in the field during Summer 2016.
A Ph.D. in chemistry, atmospheric sciences, environmental engineering,
or a related discipline is required. Excellent skills in the operation
and maintenance of advanced instrumentation, ideally acquired by
involvement in instrument design and construction are essential.
Experience with mass spectrometry, vacuum technology, aerosol
instrumentation, as well as computer programming and/or complex data
analysis (especially Igor Pro) are highly desirable. Experience with
laboratory or field studies of atmospheric chemistry is also desirable.
Background information about the research group, techniques, and
previous publications and projects is available at the Jimenez Group Web
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Special instructions to applicants
Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff andEEOData
(application) form, and upload the required documents:
2- Cover letter describing your research interests, including date of
3- List of four 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.
4-Publication 1 first-author
5-Publications 2 first-author
6-Publication 3 first-author journal paper reprints inPDF
7-Proof of degree of highest degree earned (copy of diploma or
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women,
racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and
veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request
for individuals with disabilities by contacting theADAcoordinator at
hr-ada at colorado.edu.
The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks for all
final applicants being considered for employment.
Opportunities for involvement on chamber experiments in our new
Environmental Chamber Facility are also possible. A draft description of
the facility is at:
The initial appointment will be for one year starting October 2015, with
the expectation of annual renewal for two additional years upon
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 (for a 100% position) per year.
Job posting contact Karen Dempsey
Job posting contact telephone 303-492-1168
Job posting contact email Jobs at cires.colorado.edu
Job Posting Number RF02832
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