[ES_JOBS_NET] "Postdoctoral Researcher" Position for Aircraft Measurements & Analysis, Univ. of Colorado

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Sun Aug 2 11:22:55 MDT 2015


      Posting Information

Posting Title 	Research Associate (CIRES "Postdoctoral Researcher" 
Position for Aircraft Measurements & Analysis)
Campus 	Boulder
City 	Boulder, CO
Position Type 	Research Faculty
Posting date 	07/31/2015
Closing date 	
Full/Part Time 	Full-time
Background Check Required? 	Yes
Job Summary 	
Posting Description 	

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.

Minimum Qualifications 	

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 
Page (http://cires.colorado.edu/jimenez).

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities 	
Desired Qualifications 	
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 
unofficial transcripts)

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 
satisfactory performance.

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.

^1 <https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn1> 
^2 <https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn2> 
^3 <https://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/105375#fn3> 


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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