Postdoctoral Research Associate Position University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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March 14, 2014

Position available: Postdoctoral Research Associate Position University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and OceanThe Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) at the University of Washington is seeking Post-doctoral Research Associates with research interests in atmospheric science, oceanography, and climate. JISAO encompasses a broad range of scientific interests including large-scale atmospheric-ocean interaction, ocean and atmospheric dynamics, biogeochemical cycles, ocean acidification, climate impacts on ocean and land ecosystems, high-latitude climate, paleoclimate studies, ocean and atmospheric model development and evaluation, and climate forcing and feedbacks, including both aerosol and clouds. JISAO operates jointly between the University of Washington and the NOAA research laboratories in Seattle, particularly the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL).

It is likely that two positions will be filled. Terms of appointment are for one (1) year, renewable for a second year, subject to approval and availability of funding. Positions are not project specific; a successful applicant is expected to define his/her research goals within the broad program areas of JISAO and are strongly encouraged to collaborate with University of Washington and NOAA PMEL scientists. Applicants who can demonstrate research relevance to both JISAO and PMEL programs are preferred. Successful applicants must hold a recent Ph.D. in order to assume a post-doctoral position.

Applicants are asked to submit electronically: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a publication list, (3) a brief research proposal (no more than 5 pages, double-spaced, excluding bibliography and figures) describing research to be pursued during a two-year tenure at the University of Washington, and (4) the names of four individuals who can provide a letter of reference. In addition, a letter of support from a mentor at the UW or PMEL is strongly encouraged. Research mentors may be JISAO research scientists, PMEL research scientists, and/or UW faculty members in relevant departments. (A list of possible mentors and their research interests can be found on the JISAO web page []. This list is not inclusive; mentors at PMEL or the UW not on this list may also be considered.)

Applications should be received prior to April 5, 2014.

Applications received after April 4, 2014 will not likely to be considered.

Applications should be sent to: Collen Marquist, Administrative Specialist, at Inquiries may be directed to Collen electronically; by Fax at 206.685.3397; or by mail to the Director, Joint Institute for Study of Atmosphere and Ocean, Attn: Collen Marquist, Box 355672, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or

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