[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoc Position at the University at Albany

Ryan Torn rtorn at albany.edu
Tue Jan 20 07:13:51 MST 2015


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The University at Albany is seeking a post-doctoral research associated with
research interests in hurricane forecasting and prediction.  The research
supported by this award will be directed toward testing observing strategies
using the operational Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model
and/or developing algorithms for predicting the error in hurricane intensity
forecasts.  This project is in support of the NOAA Hurricane Forecast
Improvement Project (HFIP).

* Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates should hold a PhD in atmospheric science or related discipline,
conferred within the last three years, from a college or university accredited
by the U.S Dept. of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting
organization, have experience using numerical weather prediction models, and
have the ability to work independently.

* Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal candidates would have some experience with the HWRF modeling system and/or
the GSI system; however, these skills are not necessary.

Terms of appointment are for one (1) year, renewable for one additional year,
subject to satisfactory performance.

All applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a
culturally diverse population.

Applicants are asked to submit electronically: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a
publication list, and (3) the names of three individuals who can provide a
letter of reference and (4) a statement of professional interests to Associate
Professor Ryan Torn (rtorn at albany.edu).

Closing date for receipt of applications:  until position is filled.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees
regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.
Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report
("Clery Report"):http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation
will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race,
color, religion, sex, national origin and veteran or disability status.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional
benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay,
generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term
disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing
arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

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