March 2017
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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist position at the University of Virginia

From Stephan de Wekker <>
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Date Thu, 9 Mar 2017 11:25:13 -0500

The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Scientist in the field of remote sensing with lidars, especially Doppler Wind Lidar. The tasks of the position includes the processing of Doppler lidar data from a moving platforms, such as aircraft and trailers; the lidar detection and speciation of near monomolecular layers of chemicals; the operation of Doppler Wind Lidars for atmospheric research; and the general investigation of atmospheric dynamics. Candidates must have a background in the atmospheric sciences and/or an engineering discipline (chemistry preferred) and a demonstrated record of research. Candidates must also have experience with field work, meteorological instrumentation, numerical modeling, and data analysis and visualization. This is a 10-month appointment and may be extended depending on performance and available funding.

The completion of a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Engineering, or related field and post-doctoral experience is required by the appointment start date. The anticipated appointment start date is April 25, 2017.

The ability to program in Fortran, LabVIEW, and IDL/Matlab/Python is required. The candidate must be willing to travel to and maintain various field sites.

To apply, complete a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa ( and electronically attach the following: a cover letter describing research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) references; search on posting number 0620383.

Review of complete applications will begin March 23, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Stephan de Wekker

Questions regarding the Candidate Profile process or Jobs@UVa should be directed to:
Rachel Short

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Stephan de Wekker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Virginia
Department of Environmental Sciences
291 McCormick Rd.
P.O. Box 400123
Charlottesville, VA  22904-4123    USA

Phone: 434-924-3324
Fax: 434-982-2137

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