Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences - 24500

Position Summary
Postdoc in Radiative Transfer and Climate Dynamics - Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) at Princeton University

The atmospheric sciences group (Prof. Fueglistaler) seeks an outstanding postdoctoral or more senior researcher to work on the role of the distribution of radiatively active species for the atmospheric general circulation. The candidate will enjoy a great degree of freedom, and specific projects will be developed based on the candidate's interests and strengths.

The term of the appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online and submit a vitae, a brief statement of research experience and interests, and names of 2-3 references to, Requisition #1600720. Review of applications is immediate and will continue until the positions are filled.

Essential Qualifications
Candidates must have received a Ph.D. in physical sciences or mathematics. Ideally, candidates will have a very strong background in radiative transfer, but candidates with the self-motivation and necessary background in mathematics and/or physics will be given full consideration. The position requires the ability and interest to work across disciplines, and the proven ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title

Job Function
Regular Professional Research
RR 040
Standard Hours

Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Doctorate Degree
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Statement of Research Interest
Bibliography/Publications List
Other Document 1
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End Date, if a Term Appointment

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The term of the appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding.
EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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