[ES_JOBS_NET] CIRES/CSD Atmospheric Aerosol Optical Research Associate, Boulder, CO
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CIRES/CSD Atmospheric Aerosol Optical Research Associate
Posting Title CIRES/CSD Atmospheric Aerosol Optical Research Associate
City Boulder, CO
Position Type Research Faculty
Posting date 07/28/2015
Full/Part Time Full-time
Background Check Required? Yes
The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a Research Associate to
study atmospheric aerosol optical properties. The successful applicant
will work at the U. S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration –
Earth System Research Laboratory/Chemical Sciences Division
(NOAAESRL/CSD). Within this Division, the researcher will work closely
with a team of federal andCIRESscientists to study aerosol optical,
chemical, and microphysical properties. He or she will participate in
the development and application of new techniques to better quantify
aerosol optical properties, then apply those techniques to the optical
properties of smoke at a field laboratory. The initial term of the
appointment is for one year, with a possibility of extension to a
maximum of three years.
• Operate and calibrate a prototype imaging nephelometer that operates
in the near ultraviolet.
• Use this instrument to study brown carbon light absorption from smoke
and other aerosols
• Combine the nephelometer data with extinction measurements in the
• Extend the measurements to data at a field laboratory, probably in
• Present results at scientific meetings and publish them in
• Doctoral degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, or related field.
Capability for self-guided, motivated, and original research.
• Ability to work well with other researchers and support staff in a
collaborative research environment.
• Experience in design, construction, operation, and maintenance of
custom-built scientific instrumentation.
• Experience with laser systems and aerosol generation and measurement
• Ability to work independently at a field site.
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:
3- Proof of highest degree earned (copy of diploma or unofficial
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.
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.
For more information, please contact Dr. Daniel Murphy
(daniel.m.murphy 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 (for a 100% position) per year. Screening will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Job posting contact Karen Dempsey
Job posting contact telephone 303-492-1168
Job posting contact email Jobs at cires.colorado.edu
Job Posting Number RF02796
Quicklink for Posting http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/104570
Open Until Filled Yes
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