[ES_JOBS_NET] Post-Doctoral Researcher, Atmospheric Sciences, University of North Dakota

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 11:29:40 MST 2018



.  Position Type:
  2000 Academic/2240 Post Doctorate Research Fellow:

.  Date Posted:

.  Location:
  Grand Forks, North Dakota

.  .  Closing Date: 

  University of North Dakota -  <http://und.edu/> website  UNIVERSITY OF
NORTH DAKOTA, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Atmospheric Sciences,
Position # 00024861

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher
for a full time, 12-month position, with a possibility of extension, pending
annual review. The preferred start date for this position is June 1, 2018.
The successful applicant will be working with the research group led by Dr.
Gretchen Mullendore to quantify vertical mass transport in deep convection. 

The mission of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences is to serve provide
quality education, serve the community, and conduct significant research in
the atmospheric sciences.  Historically, this mission has been carried out
in the context of an active program in experimental meteorology and
"hands-on" study of the atmosphere continues to be the primary focus of the
department. Current research is being conducted into a number of areas,
including clouds and climate change, mesoscale modeling and forecasting,
satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere, data assimilation, radar
meteorology and aviation safety.

Responsibilities & Duties:

The successful candidate will have access to existing high performance
computing platforms within Dr. Mullendore's group, and at UND, as well as
access to national high performance computing platforms provided through
existing grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The successful
candidates duties will include, but are not limited to:

*	Analysis of level of maximum detrainment from both ground-based and
satellite-based radar retrievals over different regions and environmental
*	Comparison of observational results to simulations with
parameterized convection.
*	Mentorship of graduate students.
*	Preparing proposals and reports.
*	Dissemination of research findings via peer-reviewed publications,
educational materials, and presentations at professional meetings.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:  

*	Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field
*	Experience programming/scripting for data analysis and visualization
*	Experience disseminating research via publications and/or conference

Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications: 

*	Prior research experience related to convective dynamics, the NASA
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite, and/or convective

To Apply:  Candidate should submit a cover letter, CV, and contact
information for a minimum of three (3) references.  Reveiw of applications
begins by March 5, 2018. Position will remain open until filled.

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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify
identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required
employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  This position does not
support visa sponsorship for continued employment.

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and
individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups
are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are invited to provide information
regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and
disability status on the form found a t
http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm.  This information will
remain confidential and separate from your application.

This position is subject to a criminal history record check.             

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and
Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  The report includes the
university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and
security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus.  As a
prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report.  The report
and statistical data can be found online at
http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf .  You may
also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department
located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of
eligibility by the closing date.  Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and
if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one
year old) from the Veterans' Administration.   Please upload the DD-214 and
other veterans' preference qualifying documentation through the form found
at  <http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm>

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