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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Position - ACE Isotopologue Project (University of Toronto)

From Kaley Walker <>
Date Sun, 14 Jul 2013 14:23:50 -0400

Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Canada
Postdoctoral position - ACE Isotopologue Project

A post-doctoral position (PDF) is available beginning in Fall 2013 (potentially from October 2013) in the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto. This position is associated with the Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) satellite mission (see and is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for two years.

The PDF will be part of the ACE satellite science team working with data from the high resolution infrared Fourier transform spectrometer (ACE-FTS). ACE-FTS provides height profiles of a large number of atmospheric trace gases. The PDF will be investigating the enrichment / depletion of minor isotopologues of atmospheric trace gases using measurements from ACE-FTS and undertaking comparisons of these results with model simulations.

The position is based in Toronto, Canada and will be supervised by Prof. Kaley Walker. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Candidates must hold a PhD in atmospheric physics or chemistry (or a relevant and related chemistry, physics or mathematics field) and must have excellent computation, analysis and written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates having experience with satellite remote sensing, atmospheric models or measurements of isotopologues in the lab or field. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently.

Applicants should send a CV, application letter and the names of at least two references (preferably three) to Prof. Kaley Walker at: The one-page application letter should address the qualifications and suitability of the candidate for the PDF position. *Be sure to note the title of the position that you are applying for in the subject of your email and your letter.*

To be considered for this position, complete applications must arrive by 11 August 2013.

Dr. Kaley A. Walker
Associate Professor
Department of Physics, University of Toronto
60 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A7
Tel:    (416) 978 8218
FAX:    (416) 978 8905

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