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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Arizona State University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:05:31 +0000

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An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Climate Modeling of
Land-Atmosphere Interactions (Job # 11679)

The School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) at
Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applications for one
non-tenure-track position at the rank of Postdoctoral Research
Associate, supervised by Prof. Matei Georgescu. The position, available
immediately, is a year-to-year appointment, renewable for up to two
years, contingent on performance and availability of funds.


The successful candidate will focus on biogeophysical and biogeochemical
impacts of energy cropping systems and shall be expected to assume a
leadership role in the research, including publication in peer-reviewed
journals and presentation of results at national and international
meetings. The successful candidate is expected to possess some or all of
the following attributes:

Required Qualifications:

· A Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, Geography, Remote sensing, or a
related geophysical field by time of appointment.

· Experience using complex numerical codes (e.g., NCAR’s Community Earth
System Model, Weather Research and Forecasting Model/Noah-MP, Agro-IBIS);

· Strong computational programming (e.g., Fortran90, C/C++),
post-processing (e.g., GrADS, Matlab), UNIX/Linux and HPC systems, and
data management skills (e.g., capability to deal with large datasets of
diverse formats);

· Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills (in English)
necessary to work in a multidisciplinary team environment, author
technical and scientific reports and publications, and deliver
scientific presentations.

· Demonstrated research and publication record in the peer-reviewed

Desired Qualifications:

· Remote sensing proficiency (e.g., use of appropriate software for crop
type visualization and mapping through utility of satellite data);

SGSUP is highly interdisciplinary, with distinction in human-environment
interactions, remote sensing, spatial data analysis, and urban climate.
SGSUP boasts four National Academy of Sciences members among its faculty
and has strong existing collaborations within ASU through focused
research on engineering and energy systems, climate, mathematics, and
sustainability. The ASU Tempe campus has approximately 60,000 students
and is located in the rapidly growing metropolitan Phoenix area, which
provides a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities and
is especially desirable for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy biking,
hiking, skiing, and other activities in the exquisite Arizona canyon
lands and rugged terrain.

To apply, please submit the following as a single PDF document:

· A Statement of Interest (not to exceed 2 double-spaced pages) that
explains the candidate’s interest in, and fit with, the position;

· A complete Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications and the
names/email address/phone numbers of three references;

· Three letters of recommendation

A single PDF file with all required materials must be submitted to <> with “Georgescu PostDoc”
as the subject line text. Further inquiries should be made to Prof.
Matei Georgescu ( <>)

The initial review of applications will begin September 6th, 2016; if
not filled, applications will be reviewed every two weeks thereafter
until the search is closed. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal
Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will
be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. <>

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