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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Postdoctoral Position available at the University at Albany, State University of New York (USA)

From "Vuille, Mathias" <mvuille@albany.edu>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 7 Jun 2013 18:31:53 +0000

The Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University at Albany, State University of New York <http://www.daes.albany.edu/>, seeks applications for a postdoctoral research scientist to work on a high-resolution reconstruction of the South American Summer Monsoon over the past millennium. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an isotopic forward model based on hitherto unexploited high-quality climatological, glaciological and geochemical data from a tropical ice core site, and then apply the model using a suite of isotope-enabled millennium runs from GCMs.

The successful candidate will have (1) a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (climate dynamics,
paleoclimate, glaciology, isotope geochemistry); (2) experience with numerical models and working with large datasets; (3) strong communications and collaboration skills and (4) be willing to travel and participate in field work at high elevation in the Andes. The position is for up to 3 years, contingent on satisfactory performance, and will be based in Albany, NY, but requires collaborations with colleagues at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and NASA/GISS in New York City.  

Anticipated start date is September 2013. For full consideration, please send a letter of application, a current CV with list of publications, and the names and contact information of three references to Mathias Vuille (mvuille@albany.edu).


Mathias Vuille
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12222

Phone:  (518) 442-4472
Fax:    (518) 442-5825
E-mail:  mvuille@albany.edu
http://www.atmos.albany.edu/facstaff/mathias

ACCIÓN Project:

http://www.ecpamericas.org/Initiatives/default.aspx?id=74





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