[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral scholar position, Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 11:55:40 MDT 2017

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral scholar position in astronomy at
the University of California, Irvine. The postdoctoral researcher will work
with Prof. Aomawa Shields at UCI on theoretical climate modeling studies of
potentially habitable exoplanets, including systems discovered by NASA's
Kepler mission, the upcoming Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS),
and other space- and ground-based observatories. Desirable qualifications
include experience in climate modeling in 1D, 2D, and/or 3D; research
experience and interests related to atmospheric science, orbital dynamics,
glaciology, or land surface geology; strong written and oral communication
skills; an interest in interdisciplinary science education; and an ability
to work well in a collaborative environment. 


The appointment can begin as early as summer 2018, with a negotiable
starting date. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a
possibility of extension to longer terms contingent upon availability of
funds and successful performance. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in astronomy,
astrobiology, physics, or one of the earth science disciplines prior to
beginning the appointment. Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Candidates should submit a CV, publication list, and a statement of research
interests (in pdf format) through the UC Irvine academic personnel
recruiting portal at  <https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04311>
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04311.Through this site, applicants will
also provide names and email addresses of three referees who will be
contacted to submit letters of reference. For full consideration,
applications and reference letters should be received by December 15, 2017.
All application materials must be submitted through the UCI RECRUIT website.


Information on postdoctoral appointments and resources at UC Irvine is
available at http://www.grad.uci.edu/postdoctoral-scholars.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories
covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.



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