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[Met-jobs] Ph.D. or Postdoc Research Assistant Position

From "Hiranuma, Naruki" <nhiranuma@wtamu.edu>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2019 00:51:00 +0000

Experiments on the Atmospheric Ice Nucleation with a Cloud Simulation Chamber

 

Beginning:                                           May-June, 2020

Stipend:                                               To Be Determined (experience pending)

Degree Awarding Institute:          Texas Tech University (TTU, Dept. of Environmental Toxicology)

Hiring Institute:                                 West Texas A&M University (WTAMU)

Supervisors:                                       Drs. Naruki Hiranuma (WTAMU) and Todd Anderson (TTU)

 

West Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University need your help - we seek an energetic & qualified student who has an academic background in Atmospheric/ Environmental Science or Engineering. The successful applicant will obtain a Ph.D. or Postdoc assistantship with experience in aerosol science, cloud physics, in situ microphysical instrumentation, and analysis of data using industrial/scientific software. Please send your resume to Dr. Naruki Hiranuma at nhiranuma@wtamu.edu to schedule an interview.

 

Tasks:

·         Conducting experiments to study biological, physical, and chemical properties of ice-nucleating particles with the guidance of junior/senior scientists.

·         Testing recently commercialized Portable Ice Nucleation Experiment chamber (PINE).

·         Mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.

·         Presenting results at well-recognized conferences, producing the best quality thesis (for a Ph.D. option), and publishing peer-reviewed publications (>2).

 

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

·         General scientific interest in the following areas: atmospheric science, aerosol-cloud-climate interactions, and/or environmental toxicology.

·         Special interest in an experimental study on cloud microphysics and ice nucleation.

·         Readiness to commute between WTAMU and TTU & travel across nations (valid DL and Passport).

·         Good communication skills.

·         TTU Dept. of Environmental Toxicology: www.tiehh.ttu.edu
WTAMU Dept. of Life, Earth & Environmental Sciences: www.wtamu.edu/academics/life-earth-environmental-sciences.aspx

Familiarity with MatLab, Python, LabView, IDL, and/or IGOR (Bonus/Optional).

 

_______________________________________________________________
Naruki Hiranuma  |  Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
West Texas A&M University  |  Dept. of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
WTAMU NSB 321, Canyon, TX 79016-0001
Phone: (806) 651-3872 | Fax: (806) 651-2928 | Email: nhiranuma@wtamu.edu

 

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