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[Job Announcements] [Post Doctoral] [Masters and PhD Opportunities]


Job Announcements

  • (August '15, expires September 20) Researcher, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

    There is a vacancy for a researcher position at Geophysical Institute (www.uib.no/en/gfi) within marine earth system modelling at the University of Bergen. The position is for a period of 2 years.

    Full description here.

  • (July '15, expires when filled) Research Scientist, University of Reading, Reading, UK

    A talented scientist is sought to carry out research on atmospheric convection as part of the IMPALA project co-funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and the Department for International Development.

    Full description here.

  • (May '15, expires when filled) Research Scientist, Met Office, Exeter, UK

    The Met Office, in Exeter, UK, is looking for candidates to fill the post of "Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Parametrization Research Scientist".

    Full description here.

  • (June '10, ongoing) National Research Council of the National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide generous stipends ($42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients and higher for additional experience; $30,000 - $35,000 for graduate level recipients) and the opportunity to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.

    Detailed program information, including instructions on how to apply online and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website.
    Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or rap@nas.edu.

    There are four review cycles annually. Application deadlines for 2012 are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Applicants should begin a dialogue with prospective Advisers at the lab as early as possible, before their anticipated application deadline.

  • Earth Science Women's Jobs Network

    The Earth Science Women's Jobs Network (ESWN) is a peer-mentoring network geared toward early-career women in the geosciences. Women interested in joining the group are invited to email Professor Tracey Holloway directly or join via the website. ESWN hosts a list-serve through NCAR and in-person events at most major scientific meetings, including professional development workshops funded by NOAA OAR (Dec. 2008), and NSF through the ADVANCE program (2009 - 2013).

Post Doctoral

  • (August '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

    LLNL is searching for a postdoctoral research scientist to work on "the effect of soil moisture and surface heterogeneity on cloud formation and convection triggering using both ground-based observations and large-eddy simulations." Search for Keyword 100177 in the link below.

    Full description here.

  • (August '15, expires September 15) Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

    A postdoctoral scholar position is available in dynamical analysis and climate model simulation of climate extremes in temperature that affect California.

    Full description here.

  • (August '15, expires September 1) Postdoctoral Fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

    A postdoctoral position is available within the Earth and Environmental Sciences Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory to work on forest mortality modeling and its evaluation at local to global scales.

    Full description here.

  • (August '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Staff Member, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

    The Cloud Processes Research Group has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member in the area of investigating the effect of soil moisture and surface heterogeneity on cloud formation and convection triggering using both ground-based and satellite observations and large-eddy simulations. Search for Job ID 100177 in the link below.

    Full description here.

  • (August '15, expires September 1) Postdoc Position, Atmospheric Science Department, University of Miami, Miami, FL

    The Atmospheric Science Department at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is seeking a Post-Doctoral Associate to develop and document the aqua planet version of the Community Atmosphere Model with different ocean surface boundary conditions (prescribed temperatures, and slab ocean mixed-layer).

    Full description here.

  • (August '15, expires September 1) Postdoc Position, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany

    This Palaeoclimate Modeling Initiative, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, aims to understand climate system dynamics and variability during the last glacial cycle with a view of testing and improving climate models in order to deliver more robust future projections.

    Full description here.

  • (July '15, expires September 1) Postdoctoral Fellowship, ArcTrain Canada, St. John's, NL

    What were the relative impacts of changing deglacial meltwater fluxes and changing ice sheet geometry on coupled atmospheric and ocean circulation? How did sea-ice respond and in turn feedback on the rest of the climate system? And how can we better represent these processes in coarse resolution GCMs? ArcTrain Canada is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow to investigate these and related questions as part of a large collaborative project.

    Full description here.

  • (July '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

    The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) seeks a candidate for a postdoctoral position. This project on the dynamics of the middle atmosphere focuses on the lower stratosphere over Antarctica.

    Full description here.

  • (July '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Scientist, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

    CIRES is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work in the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Physical Science Division (PSD) on studies examining interannual to decadal variability and predictability, both in the Arctic and within the global climate system.

    Full description here.

  • (June '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Savannah River National Laboratory, Jackson, SC

    SRNL seeks versatile, highly motivated candidates for a post-doctoral position in the Atmospheric Technologies Group (ATG). The ATG conducts a comprehensive program in applied meteorology at the U. S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River Site in South Carolina, and performs atmospheric research and development for diverse DOE interests in the areas of international nuclear nonproliferation, emergency response, carbon science, climate change, and renewable energy.

    Full description here.

  • (June '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position, with specific interest in the atmospheric general circulation and climate dynamics.

    Full description here.

  • (June '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher in ocean process modeling and theory to work with Prof. Leif Thomas in the Department of Earth System Science at Stanford University.

    Full description here.

  • (June '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is recruiting a postdoctoral scientist to work on projects related to improving representations of hydrological processes in Earth System Models.

    Full description here.

  • (May '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

    UCLA is seeking a researcher to work on problems of small scale oceanic circulation using both observations and modeling with the Regional Oceanic Modeling System (ROMS).

    Full description here.

  • (May '15, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS

    A Post-doctoral research position in oceanography is available at NRL, Stennis Space Center. The objective of this project is to develop a state of the art global ensemble forecast system based on the Navy’s HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM) model.

    Full description here.

  • (February '13, varying expiration dates) NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

    The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that offer scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research in fields of science relevant to NASA. These opportunities advance NASA's missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology. Opportunities are available at NASA Centers and other NASA-approved sites.

    Full description here.

  • (November '13, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1

    Full description here.

Masters and PhD Opportunities

  • (September '12, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1

    Full description here.

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