[ES_JOBS_NET] postdoctoral or more senior research position in Urban Microclimatology, Princeton Univ.
christin at ucar.edu
Tue Feb 16 10:32:52 MST 2016
A postdoctoral or more senior research position in Urban
Microclimatology is available in the Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering at Princeton University. The prospective
researcher will develop improved representations of physical urban
processes in coupled land-atmosphere models, and will perform
multi-scale atmospheric modeling to investigate the interaction of
water, energy and climate in built terrain. The work will primarily use
the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model for mesoscale and
large-eddy simulations, focusing on extreme events (heat waves and
storms) and how they can be mitigated and/or adapted to via better urban
design. The research will be supervised by Professor Elie Bou-Zeid
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The
start date would preferably be during the summer of 2016, but the
position will remain open until filled. All applications should be
submitted through the Princeton University jobs site (requisition number
Please include a cover letter, CV, a brief statement of research
experience and interests, and the names and emails of three references.
Questions about the scope of the work can be addressed
toebouzeid at princeton.edu, but applications sent by email willNOTbe
considered. This appointment is for one year, and may be renewed pending
satisfactory performance and sufficient funding.
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by law.
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