[ES_JOBS_NET] 2 Postdoc Positions at UNC

TRACEY HOLLOWAY taholloway at wisc.edu
Tue Jun 6 10:14:57 MDT 2017

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: "West, Jason" <jjwest at email.unc.edu>
> Subject: 2 Postdoc Positions at UNC
> Date: June 6, 2017 at 10:39:56 AM CDT
> To: "West, Jason" <jjwest at email.unc.edu>
> Colleagues,
> Please pass on this announcement to interested candidates.  Thanks.
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> The Climate Health and Air Quality Lab, in the Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks two new Postdoctoral Researchers to contribute to funded projects addressing air pollution and health impact modeling.  The CHAQ Lab (www.unc.edu/~jjwest/chaq.html <http://www.unc.edu/~jjwest/chaq.html>) conducts interdisciplinary research addressing the intersections of air pollution, climate change, energy, and health, involving atmospheric science and policy analysis.  
> The Postdoctoral Researchers sought here will contribute substantially to one or more of these projects, funded by grants from NASA, NSF, and EPA: 
> 1) Global mapping of ozone surface concentrations based on model output and surface observations, for the purposes of assessing global ozone health effects; 
> 2) Using model output to assess trends in the health impacts of air pollution in the US; 
> 3) Modeling the impacts of emissions and land use change on regional meteorology and air quality in Africa; and/or 
> 4) Modeling the impacts of climate change on air quality in the US through downscaling of meteorology and air quality.
> The preferred candidates will have a Doctoral degree in Atmospheric Science, Environmental Engineering, Public Health, or a closely related field. The preferred candidates will have good computer skills, including working with large codes and datasets. Ideally, the candidates would have a strong background in atmospheric modeling, particularly using the WRF and/or CMAQ models. Experience in geospatial statistics and health impact assessment is also beneficial, as is experience and interest in interdisciplinary research in the areas the CHAQ lab focuses on.
> Please contact Jason West (jasonwest at unc.edu <mailto:jasonwest at unc.edu>) with questions.  For more information and to apply, please see unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/121811 <https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/121811>.
> Jason West
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> J. Jason West
> Associate Professor 
> Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
> University of North Carolina
> 146B Rosenau Hall
> CB #7431
> Chapel Hill, NC  27599
> 919-843-3928
> 919-966-7911 (fax) 
> www.unc.edu/~jjwest <http://www.unc.edu/~jjwest>
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