Position Announcements

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Postdoctoral Fellow in extreme precipitation projection

Application Deadline: 29 April 2019

The CAS President’s International Fellowship Initiative, PIFI, is a specific funding program to attract talented foreigners to CAS for scientific exchanges and research cooperation. It is open to scientific research personnel from around the globe.

Duties:The main task is to project future changes in extreme precipitation in Eurasia and North Africa after bias-correction of the newest generation of CMIP model simulations.

Candidate has a PHD degree of atmospheric sciences and is from Eurasian countries or North African countries who has a basic knowledge of the study region. Candidate has good English writing and speaking skills. Native English speakers from these countries are preferred.

Director Science Program

Application Deadline: 30 March 2019

Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) is recruiting a Director to manage the IAI’s science program and activities. This Directorship is an executive position that reports directly to IAI’s Executive Director, with responsibility for implementation of the current IAI research agenda focused on global change.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending by email a cover letter with three references and a curriculum vitae to: Ms Soledad Noya (soledad@dir.iai.int). Please include the vacancy title in the subject line of the email and indicate how you learned of this opening in the text of the message.

Postdoctoral Scholars, Gund Institute for Environment (University of Vermont)

Application Deadline: 7 March 2019

The Gund Institute is recruiting exceptional postdoctoral scholars for Fall 2019 to conduct research on major global environmental challenges.

They seek early-career scholars to connect interdisciplinary research to real-world issues in environment and sustainability. Gund Postdocs pursue rigorous, original research that spans traditional disciplines and advances Gund research themes.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Environment and Climate Change Canada

Application Deadline: 28 February 2019

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow is sought to undertake research on the analysis of precipitation and other climate data in the Climate Research Division (CRD) of Environment and Climate Change Canada. Research will be performed under the supervision of Dr. Xiaolan Wang. Specific objectives of the position will include research on (1) integrating/blending in situ data with satellite precipitation estimates to generate robust, representative gridded precipitation datasets on various time scales (monthly, pentad, daily) for Canada; (2) analyzing the resulting datasets to characterize Canada’s precipitation climate and changes therein and (3) using them to downscale climate model projections of precipitation.

Interested candidates need to apply through the Postdoctoral Research Program (PRP) poster: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=785734. In order to be considered and further assessed for the above-described position, applicants must meet the essential qualifications and clearly identify one of the following as their education specialization: Atmospheric Science, Mathematics, or Statistics. Also, please send an email to Dr. Xiaolan Wang (Xiaolan.Wang@Canada.ca) to let her know you applied, and if you have any questions, please contact her.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Seeks Convective Cloud Modeler

Application Deadline: Unknown

LLNL has an opening for a Research Staff Member to work in the area of modeling convective clouds. The successful candidate will develop convection resolving atmospheric models in both limited-domain and super-parameterized global models and compare such simulations with observations of convective clouds, particularly over land. This position is in the Cloud Processes Research and Modeling group of the Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Division. More details can be found at http://careers-int-llnl.ttcportals.com/jobs/3361940-convective-cloud-modeler?application_canceled=true.

Postgraduate Opportunities at the University of Melbourne’s ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CLEX)

Full Application Deadline: Unknown

The CLEX node at the University of Melbourne is offering several Ph.D. scholarships on a competitive basis. Topics include data assimilation (DA), ensemble forecasting, dynamics, and predictability.

To meet the University’s internal deadline, submit your expression of interest by Monday, 3 September 2018.  The full application must be submitted by 31 October 2018 for domestic students (Australians or NZ citizens or Australian permanent residents) and 30 September 2018 for international students.

All Experience Levels of Researchers Sought at Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at PNNL

Application Deadline: Varies for each position

The team at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is launching a major recruiting effort, searching for 10-15 researchers at all career stages, immediately. PNNL is looking for scientists from early career to senior level to build, lead, and contribute to projects spanning the atmospheric, climate, and Earth system sciences.

The positions span several different areas; details can be found at https://goo.gl/yL7erM. Some of the topics include:

    • Atmospheric Dispersion – Post Doctorate RA – Deadline: February 7, 2019
    • Boundary Layers and Lidar – Research Scientist – Deadline: February 15, 2019
    • Convection and Interactions with the Environments – Post Doctorate RA – Deadline: February 7, 2019