|From||Melissa Hart <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:24:12 +0000|
Application close- 10 April 2015
About the role
- The appointment is initially for one year, with possibility of extension depending on the availability of resources, along with the successful applicant’s performance.
- Applicants interested in negotiating a part-time appointment are also welcome to apply.
Air pollution events associated with bushfires have been associated with extreme health impacts, including increased hospital admissions and death. Hazard reduction burns are vital to reduce the severity of bushfires. However, if undertaken during unfavourable meteorological conditions, they too have the capacity to trigger extreme air pollution events.
This position will work in collaboration with the supervisor and collaborators from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and Rural Fire Service (RFS) to produce a tool for forecasting air pollution impacts caused by hazard reduction burns over the Greater Sydney region.
To be successful in this role you will hold a PhD and a research track record in a discipline such as atmospheric science, climate science, statistics or remote sensing; have experience in managing research projects and have exceptional communication skills.
You should systematically address the selection criteria in your application.
For more information contact Dr Melissa Hart- email@example.com
The UNSW Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC) is a multi-disciplinary research centre comprising one of the largest university research facilities of its kind in Australia, administered within the School of BEES in the Faculty of Science.
The CCRC houses research expertise in the key areas of Earth's climate: atmospheric, oceanic and terrestrial processes. We apply basic scientific principles to pressing questions on climate dynamics, global climate change, and extremes of weather and climate.
Dr Melissa Hart
ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052 Australia
Phone: + 61 2 9385 6263
Fax: +61 2 9385 8969
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