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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Scholar, Development of Climate Data Products for Impacts Analysis and Decision Support, Penn State, University Park

From Katerina <>
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:02:50 -0400

Postdoctoral Scholar: Development of Climate Data Products for Impacts Analysis and Decision Support

The Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) at Penn State, University Park seeks outstanding applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position focusing on the development of new climate data products targeted at the analysis of climate impacts and for use in decision support applications. The successful candidate will join a transdisciplinary research team working with support from multiple federal awards, broadly focused on issues climate risk management.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a field such as Earth system science (e.g., meteorology/atmospheric science, geosciences, oceanography), civil and environmental engineering, statistics, or applied mathematics. The postdoctoral scholar will have considerable freedom to collaboratively design the research within the scope of projects relevant to the team’s current efforts. Possible example projects include empirical/statistical downscaling of global climate model output, development of high resolution gridded observational data products, development of metrics and tools for application-relevant characterization of climate data products, and uncertainty quantification in regional climate change projections. This position provides unique opportunities for research, education, outreach, decision support, and professional development, as well as mentoring by a team of experts in relevant disciplines.

For more information and to apply, visit:


Katerina Kostadinova

Administrative Support Coordinator

Earth & Environmental Systems Institute (EESI)

320 EES Building, Penn State, University Park

(814) 865-5007

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