[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Associate (Understanding Cryosphere-Aerosol Interactions Over High Mountain Asia), Princeton University
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Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Understanding
Cryosphere-Aerosol Interactions Over High Mountain Asia
The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program at Princeton University, in
association with NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL),
seeks a postdoctoral or more senior candidate for research related to
how cryosphere-aerosol interactions affect hydroclimate variability over
High Mountain Asia. A key focus will require comparing observations and
high-resolution global climate model output to understand hydroclimate
variability over High Mountain Asia with a particular emphasis on the
cryosphere-aerosol interactions and related processes. This will include
an assessment of presently available and future developmental
satellite-based data products and other regional observational or
model-based reanalyses. This will also include an assessment of
aerosol-climate interactions in the region and targeted analysis to
better understand how aerosol deposition and its variability may affect
regional hydroclimate in both the historical record and the future. The
research will also examine how the cryosphere and hydroclimate respond
to natural variability and radiative forcing changes over the next 100
years. This position will provide the opportunity for collaboration
within GFDL and Princeton University, as well as with members of the
NASA High Mountain Asia Team at various institutions. Travel to meet
with collaborators will be encouraged, but not required.
The selected candidate will have one or more of the following
attributes: (a) a strong background in hydroclimate, climate dynamics,
snow hydrology, cryosphere science, or a closely related field; (b)
experience using and analyzing advanced climate models and observational
datasets (including remote sensing data); (c) strong diagnostic skills
in analyzing large data sets.
Candidate must have a PhD. Initial appointment is for one year with the
possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and available
Complete applications, including a CV, publication list, at least 3
letters of recommendation, and a short statement of research interests
should be submitted by*December 1, 2016*for full consideration.
Applicants must apply online tohttp://jobs.princeton.edu
<http://jobs.princeton.edu/>, Requisition #1600844. For additional
information, you may contact Dr. Sarah Kapnick (sarah.kapnick at noaa.gov
<mailto:sarah.kapnick at noaa.gov>) or Dr. Paul Ginoux
(paul.ginoux at noaa.gov <mailto:paul.ginoux at noaa.gov>).
This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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