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[Met-jobs] atmospheric chemistry postdoc position at MIT

From "Colette L. Heald" <>
Date Tue, 7 Jun 2016 09:46:46 -0400

ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, to work with Professor Colette Heald to investigate biosphere-atmosphere interactions relevant to atmospheric chemistry. The candidate will join a diverse research group at MIT which studies the composition and chemistry of the global atmosphere and the interactions of these with air quality and climate ( Major goals and responsibilities of the position include investigation and improving the description of biosphere-atmosphere fluxes (with a focus on bioaerosol) in global models (GEOS-Chem and the Community Land Model), investigating the impact of these exchanges on the past, present, and future atmosphere, and presenting results at scientific conferences and preparing papers for scholarly journals.

REQUIREMENTS: a PhD in atmospheric science, engineering, physics, chemistry, or related field, experience with global or regional modeling of atmospheric chemistry, highly effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a research team. 

The position is open immediately with an anticipated start date prior to January 1, 2017. Initial appointment is for one year, with possible renewal for second year depending upon performance. Additional details about the position are available by contacting Professor Colette Heald at

In addition to applying online (, applicants should send a single pdf including cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references directly to Professor Heald by August 15, 2016.


Colette L. Heald, Associate Professor

Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science

MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139 | | tel: 617-324-5666

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