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[Met-jobs] PDF - Microphysics of marine aerosols and fog - Dalhousie University

From Rachel Chang <>
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:50:33 -0400

Postdoctoral Fellow Employee – Microphysics of marine aerosols and fog – Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

The Atmospheric Processes and Composition Group is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to lead studies on marine aerosol, fog and visibility that will take place during the spring and summer of 2018. Duties include but are not limited to: in situ sample collection, on land and at sea in the Arctic; analysis of resulting data; instrument development; supervising graduate students; data analysis of previous studies; and publication in scientific journals. A PhD degree in atmospheric sciences or a related field within the last 5 years is required. Experience with aerosol, fog and/or other in situ atmospheric sampling techniques and data analysis is highly desired.  This position is funded through the Ocean Frontier Institute (, a new initiative at Dalhousie University that promotes multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research efforts.

Interested applicants should submit a statement of research experience and interests, CV and contact information for two references to Prof. Rachel Chang via email: The position is available immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position is initially for one year, but renewal is possible subject to the performance of the candidate. For questions or additional information about the position, please contact We thank applicants in advance but only candidates who will be interviewed will be contacted.

Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

Rachel Chang, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Atmospheric Science & Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie University  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

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