Department: Center for Spatial Information Science & Systems (CSISS)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Agricultural Air Quality Modeling
The George Mason University, Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) in the College of Science invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellowship focusing on Agricultural Air Quality Modeling and Remote Sensing. The position will be for one year with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
We seek a research scientist who will work with principal investigators at CSISS and its collaborating institutions to conduct cutting-edge research on atmospheric chemistry modeling and satellite data assimilation, with a focus on studying the emissions and atmospheric circulation processes of soil aerosols (agricultural operations and windblown dust) using the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model, and satellite and ground observations.
The successful candidate will meet the following minimum requirements: Ph.D. degree in atmospheric science, agricultural science, remote sensing, or computer science; in-depth understanding of atmospheric chemistry, air pollution modeling, and model data analysis; prior experience in soil aerosol modeling and observations; knowledge with remote sensing; demonstrated experience in model evaluation and verification using statistical package; ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team as an effective team member; and demonstrated scientific writing and technical presentation skills.
CSISS is a geoinformatics research center and conducts research funded by U.S. federal agencies and international organizations. For more information about the center, please visit http://csiss.gmu.edu/.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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For full consideration, applicants must apply for position F9947z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by August 18, 2015; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, transcript, and a list of names and contact information (including e-mail address) of three professional references.
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