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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate with CAS, ISWS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 1 Nov 2012 09:20:53 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Aerosol Transport Modeling

Illinois State Water Survey Prairie Research Institute University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Illinois State Water Survey has been a leader in the study of water
resources for more than a century. Our research and service programs
provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with
timely, science- based information and analysis necessary to manage our
water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable
environment.

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to help fulfill the
mission of the Center for Atmospheric Sciences. The Center for
Atmospheric Science (CAS) pursues a program of basic and applied
research, monitoring, services, and outreach to address key atmospheric
issues of importance to Illinois, the Midwest, and the nation.

This position is aimed to improve the capabilities of existing
atmospheric dispersion models to stimulate local and regional pollen and
seed dispersion, deposition, and outcrossing. Models will be converted
to an online tool so stakeholders can easily access and use.

Duties and Responsibilities: Measure and model plants atmospheric gene
flow, including pollen and seed release, dispersion, deposition and
outcrossing. Analyze measured data and model results, and prepare
written material for project reports, publications, and proposals.

Required Education and Experience: PhD in Atmospheric Sciences or
related field. Experience in writing and/or publishing of manuscripts,
dispersion modeling, and programming. Prospective candidates need to
have a strong background in atmospheric dispersion modeling, as well as
extensive IT and programming skills.

Proposed start date: open until a suitable candidate is hired. Salary:
is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment status:
up to three years, contingent upon funding and performance Application
procedures: Please send a letter of application, CV, and the names,
addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional
references to Junming Wang, <wangjim@illinois.edu>. All requested
information must be submitted for your application to be considered.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may
contact Hannah Dorsey at (217)333-4978 or <hdorsey@illinois.edu>.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and
are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and
value diversity and inclusivity <www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu>


Junming Wang, PhD
Atmospheric Scientist

Office 644, Building 6
Center of Atmospheric Science
Illinois State Water Survey
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2204 Griffith Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820-7463
Tel:  (217) 300-2529
FAX: (217) 244-0220
wangjim@illinois.edu
http://publish.illinois.edu/junmingwang/





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