Research Associate



The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado is recruiting a postdoctal research associate, to conduct innovative research in the area of understanding variability of Indian Ocean upwelling, heat content and heat redistribution. The overall goal is to utilize the Jason-series mission data and the ~20-year multiple satellite altimeter data, other satellite data, in situ observations combined with model experiments and advanced statistic tools, to provide a thorough investigation on the roles played by climate modes in causing interannual variability and decadal change of the IO upwelling and heat redistribution. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Weiqing Han in collaboration with scientists at NCAR (Jerry Meehl and Aixue Hu, collaborators). Initial appointment is for two years, with possible extension contingent upon performance and availability of funds. Inquiries may be directed to Weiqing Han (whan@colorado.edu). Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position may start in August 2017 or on a mutually agreeable date.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Curriculum Vitea; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10189 - Atmospheric and Oceanic Scienc

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 13, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Kelly Duong

Posting Contact Email: kelly.duong@Colorado.EDU

Position Number: 00643312

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