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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Opportunities at Princeton University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:27:25 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton
University seeks highly motivated candidates to fill one or more
research postdoctoral or more senior research positions. The areas of
research include (i) seasonal hydrological forecasting that includes
developing hydrological forecasts based on seasonal forecasts from the
NCEP Climate Forecast System as well as the North American Multi-model
Ensemble NMME) system; (ii) high resolution, process resolving land
surface modeling; (iii) quantitative terrestrial remote sensing related
to precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and surface water
altimetry; (iv) analysis of climate data related to droughts and the
global water cycle. The position will be in Land Surface Hydrology
Research Group ( <>) under the guidance of
Professor Eric Wood and Dr. Justin Sheffield. The candidate needs to be
interested in working collaboratively with other research staff and
graduate students within the research group. The successful candidate
must have a Ph.D. in a climate-related science or engineering fields
with a strong background in hydrologic sciences that includes statistics
and probability, demonstrated strong programming skills (such as Python,
Fortran, C, Perl, and Shell script) necessary to improve and operate
global hydrological models, experience working with large spatial
datasets (preferably using GrADS) on multiple computer platforms
(Unix/Linux, Windows), and have advanced proficiency in communicating
scientific findings in peer-reviewed journals and at professional
meetings. The position is available immediately and will be an initial
12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal pending
satisfactory performance and continued funding. Rank and salary will be
commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit
application online at <> requisition number

Applications should include a statement of research experience and
interest, a current CV with names and contact information (address,
email and telephone) of three referees. Please note, responses will only
be sent to applicants from whom we seek further information.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.

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