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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Associate Position at Emory University

From Eri Saikawa <>
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:11:20 -0500

Postdoctoral Associate Position in Atmospheric Chemistry and/or Biogeochemistry

Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University


A Postdoctoral Associate position is available in the Department of Environmental Studies at Emory University, to work on one or more of the following projects:

- Impact of China’s vehicle emissions on air quality and health

- Indoor air quality in Tibet

- Land-atmosphere-climate interactions, focusing on soil nitrous oxide emissions

- Estimation of global and regional greenhouse gas emissions using inverse modeling methodologies

You will have the opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary environment with researchers within Emory University and beyond. Emory University is a base for the Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air Research Center and collaborates extensively with Georgia Institute of Technology. The Center for Disease Control is also on campus, and there is ongoing collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.  

Applicants should have a PhD degree in atmospheric sciences, biogeochemistry, or other closely related fields, and be proficient in Fortran and IDL. Knowledge of other computer languages would be beneficial. Experience in analyzing large data sets, and interest or background in interdisciplinary research are highly desirable. Excellent oral and written communication skills are important as the candidate will be expected to contribute to peer-reviewed publications and to present results at national and international conferences. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. Appointment will be initially for one year, with the possibility of extension for another year.

Interested candidates should submit an application including: (1) a statement describing research interests (no more than 2 pages), (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references to Eri Saikawa at


Eri Saikawa
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Studies
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

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