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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Research Position at The George Washington University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:45:02 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The George Washington University (GWU), Department of Geography is
seeking to hire a post-doctoral researcher with geospatial techniques
skills including: Geographic Information Studies (GIS), remote sensing,
and/or spatial statistics to support our Arctic climate research.
Experience in permafrost and ecosystem modeling is a plus. The
post-doctoral scholar will work within the Center for Urban and
Environmental Research (CUER) with Drs. Ryan Engstrom, Nikolay
Shiklomanav, and Dmitry Streletskiy on research pertaining to the Arctic
Environments and climate change. Currently, within the center, we have
support through multiple funded projects addressing sustainability and
vulnerability of Arctic natural and human environments. This
University-funded post-doctoral position is aimed at providing field,
quantitative, and analytical support for these projects. The successful
candidate is expected to actively seek external funding to expand GWU
Arctic and geospatial research. Within CUER we also have an opportunity
for quantitative interdisciplinary research in areas outside the Arctic
such as our recently funded NASA Interdisciplinary Sciences project in
Ghana and ongoing research between CUER and Children’s National Medical
Center (CNMC). Additional responsibilities for this position include
teaching one course per year in the applicant’s research specialty.
Salary for this position is commensurate upon experience and a PhD in
Geography or related discipline is required at the time of appointment.
This position is open until filled and applications will be read as they
are received. Questions about this position should be directed towards
Dr. Ryan Engstrom (<rengstro@gwu.edu <mailto:rengstro@gwu.edu>>) and all
applications must be submitted electronically at
<https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/10320>




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