[ES_JOBS_NET] CIRES/CSD Research Associate ("Postdoctoral Researcher") - Stratospheric Dynamics, Boulder, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Wed Jun 3 10:43:31 MDT 2015

Posting Title 	CIRES/CSD Research Associate ("Postdoctoral Researcher") 
- Stratospheric Dynamics
Campus 	Boulder
City 	Boulder, CO
Position Type 	Research Faculty
Posting date 	06/02/2015
Closing date 	
Full/Part Time 	Full-time
Background Check Required? 	Yes
Job Summary 	
Posting Description 	

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) 
has an opening for a Research Associate (“Post-Doctoral Researcher”), 
located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Earth 
System Research Laboratory Chemical Science Division (NOAA/ESRL/CSD), 
Boulder, Colorado. The selected candidate will work in close cooperation 
with the research staff ofCIRESandESRL/CSDin analyzing atmospheric 
aerosol measurements and model output. A key goal is to improve our 
understanding of driving mechanisms controlling the distribution of 
stratospheric aerosol and the subsequent impact of stratospheric aerosol 
variability on the temperature and chemistry of the upper troposphere 
and stratosphere.

We seek an individual with demonstrated expertise in aerosol modeling 
using CCMs and analysis of aerosol measurements. It is also desired that 
the applicant have a record of publications in the peer-reviewed 
literature and experience presenting his/her research at scientific 
meetings. A PhD in the field of atmospheric science, environmental 
science or the equivalent is required as is experience with analysis of 
global climate model output. This is expected to be a 2-3 year position, 
starting in September or October 2015.

Minimum Qualifications 	

• PhD in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field.
• Programming experience
• Background in data analysis and statistics
• Experience in manipulating large datasets (including model output)
• Excellent organizational skills and logical thinking ability
• Ability to work as a team member in data analysis and interpretation 
of results

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 following required documents:
1. Cover Letter
2. CV
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 
from 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.

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 	RF02628
Quicklink for Posting 	http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/101820 
Open Until Filled 	Yes

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