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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-20
Req: R-213


306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:




Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Number:


Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The researcher will contribute to the operation and enhancement of the WSU AIRPACT air quality forecast system and development of new machine learning models for air quality forecasting.

Required Qualifications:

1) Expertise with gridded meteorological and atmospheric chemistry & transport models such as WRF, CMAQ, or GEOS-Chem, and their applications to air quality, atmospheric chemistry, and/or climate change.

2) Recent accomplishments demonstrating graduate-level and/or postdoctoral research, evidenced by peer reviewed publications.

3) Ph.D. or equivalent degree earned in a relevant science or engineering field.

Additional Requirement:

Expertise in numerical modeling and machine learning related to air quality and atmospheric chemistry at regional to urban scales.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Linux and Python scripting,

2) Applying machine learning to air quality forecasting,

3) Emissions preparation,

4) Remote sensing and in situ observations applied to evaluation and improvement of models and forecast systems,

5) Model development.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
FTE: 100%
Tenure Track (Faculty only): Non Tenure Track
Permanent/Temporary: Temporary
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA, 99043

Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Department Link: https://ce.wsu.edu/
Background Check: This position has been designated to require a background check.

Screening Begin Date: February 15, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Required Documents:

1. A detailed resume

2. Cover letter

3. A statement of research interests

4. A list of five references with contact information

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):

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Job No:
Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time