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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Paleoclimate Modeling and Analysis

Requisition Number:

34408

Location:

New Haven, Connecticut

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Date Posted:

31-Oct-2021

Job Summary

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Yale University and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in paleoclimate modeling and analysis.

The successful candidate will join a collaborative team of researchers at Yale and CIRES, along with project collaborators at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), to investigate the influence of ice sheets and ocean-atmosphere interaction on the hydroclimate of the western United States during the Last Glacial Maximum, primarily through the use of coupled climate model simulations. The project is interdisciplinary, and the Postdoctoral Research Associate will also have the opportunity to participate in field work, lab work, and analysis of paleoclimate data in addition to modeling activities.

Note: Applications for this joint appointment must be submitted through the Yale job site at  http://apply.interfolio.com/96769. Please do not submit an application on the CU Boulder Jobs site for this opportunity.

Yale University is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.



The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences:

https://earth.yale.edu/

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences:

https://cires.colorado.edu/

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Investigate the influence of ice sheets and ocean-atmosphere interaction on the hydroclimate of the western United States during the Last Glacial Maximum, primarily through the use of coupled climate model simulations.
  • Participate in field work, lab work, and analysis of paleoclimate data in addition to modeling activities.

What You Should Know

  • The position will be awarded for one year, with extension for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance.
  • Residence in Connecticut will be required to qualify for benefits, but the position will have an approximately 62% appointment at Yale and 38% remote appointment at CIRES.
  • Interested candidates with questions may contact Dr. Juan Lora (juan.lora@yale.edu) and Dr. Kris Karnauskas (kristopher.karnauskas@colorado.edu).
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • The position will be awarded for one year, with extension for a second year contingent on satisfactory performance.
  • Residence in Connecticut will be required to qualify for benefits, but the position will have an approximately 62% appointment at Yale and 38% remote appointment at CIRES.
  • The position will include an annual salary of $60,000.
  • In this Post-Doctoral Associate role, you will receive benefits (including health insurance) through Yale University( https://your.yale.edu/node/54648). You will also receive prorated leave and holidays and other relevant benefits for part-time employees through the University of Colorado Boulder.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Be ambitious. Be impactful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A Ph.D. in atmospheric, oceanic, or climate science, or a closely related discipline, is required. Ideal qualifications include familiarity with configuring and running the Community Earth System Model (CESM) or similar comprehensive climate models.
  • Strong quantitative, programming, communication, and time management skills are also essential.

Special Instructions

Applicants should provide a CV including a complete publication list, a brief research statement describing research interests and relevant experience, and three confidential letters of recommendation via http://apply.interfolio.com/96769.

Applications will be reviewed starting on December 1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

Please Note: Applications should not be submitted through the CU Boulder Jobs website. Please apply online at Yale's career site: https://apply.interfolio.com/96769

Residence in Connecticut will be required to qualify for benefits, but the position will have an approximately 62% appointment at Yale and 38% remote appointment at CIRES.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Kristopher Karnauskas

Posting Contact Email: kristopher.karnauskas@colorado.edu