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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Appointee-Climate Research at Sandia National Laboratories

From Erika Roesler <>
To,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Sandra Pytlinski <>,
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:57:49 -0600

Good morning,

We are seeking applicants for a postdoctoral appointee at Sandia National Laboratories.  Will you please forward and/or post the following information on your jobs list distribution?

Thank you. 


What Your Job Will Be Like
This Postdoctoral position is to support climate research in Sandia's Atmospheric Sciences Department.  Research will include refinement of Global Climate Models to include variable scale resolution, Large Eddy Simulation (LES) models, or similar.   The successful candidate will collaborate with researchers from Sandia, other National Laboratories, and academia on the Department of Energy's Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) and similar programs.
Qualifications We Require
1.     Candidates must have a PhD in Physics, Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Environmental Engineering, or similar computational area – PhD must have been conferred within the past five years;
2.     Work experience with UNIX/LINUX operating systems;
3.     Experience analyzing atmospheric science data;
4.     Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance.
Qualifications We Desire
1.     Prior experience with running and/or developing global climate models;
2.     Prior experience with high resolution LES models and comparison to observational data sets.
About Our Team
Department of Atmospheric Sciences:  The staff in the Atmospheric Sciences Department at Sandia National Labs has expertise in atmospheric measurements and modeling. Technical activities cover the spectrum from theory to application, including algorithm development, computer modeling, data inversion, instrumentation and measurement systems development,  field demonstration, field campaign execution,  and field site management.  Particular expertise exists in the measurement and modeling of atmospheric processes in the Arctic including the use of unmanned aerial vehicles such as small fixed wing and rotary aircraft and tethered balloons, as well as the use and cold hardening of measurement systems, such as radar and lidar.  The department serves as a Laboratories resource for atmospheric sensing expertise.

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