[ES_JOBS_NET] NCAR Advanced Study Program (ASP) Postdoctoral Fellow

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Nov 26 08:11:24 MST 2015

ASP Postdoctoral Fellow


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Job Description

    *Postdoctoral Fellow I*


    *PLEASE NOTE*: NCAR intends to hire as many as ten new Postdoctoral
    Fellows.*The Recruitment period will end on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.*

    ASP Postdoctoral positions are for one year with an opportunity to
    renew for a second year. Successful applicants will join the
    appropriate divisions, institutes, or programs at NCAR that best
    match their interests. Appointments may begin as early as June 2016.

    Applicants who will not be available to begin work until after
    January 2017 should wait until the 2016 recruitment period, which
    will begin in November 2016.

    Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR’s relocation policy

    If necessary, UCAR/NCAR will sponsor a work visa (e.g., H1B, etc.)
    to fill these positions.

    *BASIC JOB FUNCTION*: Conducts original research in areas broadly
    related to atmospheric science or other research areas at NCAR and
    documents that research in publications. Seeks to broaden his or her
    understanding of atmospheric science and other research areas at
    NCAR by interacting widely with scientists and other postdoctoral
    researchers at NCAR.


    Develops a plan for a research project to be conducted at NCAR.
    Seeks advice on the feasibility of this plan from the NCAR
    scientific staff, but assumes primary responsibility for selecting
    and planning the project.

    Conducts independent or collaborative research leading to results
    worthy of publication in scientific journals. Documents the results
    of the research, preferably in journal publications, and publicizes
    those results in seminars and conference presentations.

    Learns about aspects of NCAR science outside the past experience of
    the fellow by interacting with other postdoctoral fellows and with
    the NCAR scientific staff.

    Participates in seminars, research reports and other organized
    scientific discussions.

    Pursues other activities that advance the professional growth of the
    fellow. These activities may include contributing to NCAR/UCAR
    educational programs, serving on committees, attending workshops,
    participating in the construction of proposals, reviewing scientific
    papers and proposals, etc.


    Education and Experience:

      * PhD or Sc.D. degree granted in an area related to NCAR; or
      * must be able to complete such a degree and finish all thesis
        revisions and defense before starting the NCAR appointment.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      * Ability to exercise considerable independent judgment and
      * Ability to conduct research with minimal supervision.
      * Skill in oral and written communication.


    *APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 5, 2016*

    *NOTE: The application process has two separate steps.*

    *Step 1. You will need to register as an applicant below. We will
    ask you for:*

      * Name and contact information
      * Your eligibility to work in the United States
      * Voluntary demographic information

    *Important Applicant Registration Information (It may be helpful for
    you to print out this page of instructions before you register.)*:

      * Select ‘New Resume/CV’ button (below).
      * Select the ‘Proceed without resume’ (then click Continue).
      * Complete Step 1 - Contact Information (then click Continue).
      * Complete Step 2 – Work Authorization Status (then click Continue).
      * Skip Step 3 – Profile Attachments (simply click CONTINUE to go
        to step 4).
      * Skip Step 4 – Resume/Content (simply click CONTINUE to go to
        Step 5).
      * Complete Step 5 - Voluntary Self-Identification.
      * Complete Step 6 - Voluntary Self-Identification.
      * Complete Step 7 – Employment Application (pay close attention to
        the formatting in the fields)
      * Sign and submit your application (you should then receive an
        email from the system telling you your application has been

    If you have questions about the applicant registration process,
    please contact the UCAR Recruiting Team atHRrecruiting at UCAR.edu
    <mailto:HRrecruiting at UCAR.edu>

    *Step 2. You will then go to the Advanced Study Program (ASP)
    website here:*

    https://nsa.ucar.edu/pdoc2016/login.php  to submit the following:

      * *Current CV*
      * *Research statement*
      * *Transcripts (unofficial okay)*
      * *(optional) Cover letter*

    If you have any questions about the*Advanced Study Program (ASP)
    Postdoctoral Fellow*application process, please contact Paula
    Fisher, ASP Office,303-497-1328 <tel:303-497-1328>,paulad at ucar.edu
    <mailto:paulad at ucar.edu>

    Remember: Your ASP application will not be considered complete until
    you have registered on this site and you have completed the
    application form on the ASP website as explained above.

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an
    equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer that
    strives to develop and maintain a diverse workforce. UCAR is
    committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and
    applicants for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of
    race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex,
    gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual
    orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy.

    Whatever your intersection of identities, you are welcome at the
    University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). We are
    committed to inclusivity and promoting an equitable environment that
    values and respects the uniqueness of all members of our organization.

Job Location
    Boulder, Colorado, United States
Position Type

Appointment Type
Term Full-Time (T1)
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