Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Earth System Modeling at UGA

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Earth System Modeling at UGA

The Climate, Clouds, and Land Modeling Group in the Department of
Geography at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA (PI: Dr. Gabriel
Kooperman; <http://kooperman.uga.edu>) is seeking applications for a
postdoctoral research associate. The work will focus on simulating
extreme storms and precipitation events in the U.S. using
state-of-the-art Earth system models. In addition to Dr. Kooperman, the
researcher will work closely with three collaborators: Dr. Kevin Reed
(Stony Brook University, Stonybrook,
NY, <https://you.stonybrook.edu/kareed/>), Dr. Walter Hannah (Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, <http://hannahlab.org>),
and Dr. Angie Pendergrass (National Center for Atmospheric Research,
Boulder, CO, <http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/staff/apgrass/>). For additional
information or questions, please contact Dr. Kooperman
(<kooperman@uga.edu <mailto:kooperman@uga.edu>>) and see the detailed
position description here: <http://kooperman.uga.edu/postdoc-position.html>

Qualifications:
– The position requires a PhD in atmospheric/climate science or a
related field by August 1, 2019.
– Candidates should have a record of publishing in respected journals
and presenting at conferences.
– Experience conducting experiments with Earth system models and/or a
background in statistical analysis of extreme events is desirable, but
candidates whose specific experience differs and are interested in
learning these skills are also encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
The researcher will be responsible for:
– designing experiments,
– running simulations,
– compiling observational data,
– analyzing results,
– writing manuscripts,
– presenting results, and
– helping to develop new proposals.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should send via email a cover letter describing
their interest in the position and previous experience, CV, and names
and contact information for three references to Dr. Kooperman
(<kooperman@uga.edu <mailto:kooperman@uga.edu>>). Review of applications
will begin on March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

More information:
For more information about the UGA Office of Postdoctoral Affairs,
Postdoctoral Association, and other resources for postdocs at UGA,
please visit the Postdoc Portal (<https://postdocs.uga.edu>).
Our team of collaborators look forward to providing support and
mentorship for the postdoc researcher.
The University of Georgia values diversity and all qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to kooperman@uga.edu