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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at the University of Rochester (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:35:41 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The University of Rochester Ice Core Laboratory is inviting applications
for a post-doctoral research associate. Our research group specializes
in measurements of ultra-trace gas concentrations and isotopes in polar
ice cores, with a focus on advancing the scientific understanding of
atmospheric chemistry, climate and carbon cycle processes.

We also conduct regular field expeditions to remote areas of Greenland
and Antarctica <>. This postdoctoral
position is fully funded by the Packard Foundation Fellowship for
Science and Engineering, and the start date and duration of the position
are negotiable. The successful candidate would be encouraged to develop
their own project, as well as work on a second project aimed at
reconstructing past variations in abundance of atmospheric hydroxyl

The University of Rochester is a highly ranked research university, and
Rochester’s cultural, educational, and recreational assets consistently
place the city in the top 10 places to live within the U.S.

To apply, please submit the following materials by August 15, 2014: 1) a
cover letter highlighting why you would be a good fit for our research
group in terms of your background as well as new skills you would bring,
2) CV, 3) PhD thesis abstract, 4) a short proposal (2 pages maximum,
including any figures and references) describing a possible research
project you would like to carry out at U Rochester, 5) contact
information of 4 people who could provide a letter of recommendation.
All materials should be submitted via email to Vasilii Petrenko at <>.

Vasilii Petrenko
Assistant Professor
Dept of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Rochester

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