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Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee Regional scale climate modeling in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointee Regional scale climate modeling

Requisition Number: 408758 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: EVS-Environmental Science

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Not Indicated

Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

This post-doctoral appointment in the Environmental Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory will involve methodological and applied research in regional scale climate modeling. In particular, the focus will be on high-resolution dynamic downscaling, hydrological modeling, impacts and assessments. For this position, we are looking for applicants with experience in the area of climate impacts and assessment using regional scale dynamically downscaled model products. In particular, experience in working on topics about climate/weather extremes and natural disasters such as droughts/wildfire risks; wind/extreme cold; tropical/extra-tropical cyclone induced heavy precipitation and flooding, and others. Strong programming skills to handle large datasets on high-performance computing resources is required. Knowledge about regional or global climate model output as well as climate related observational datasets are required. Good written and oral communication skills are preferred. Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Please use the following link to directly apply: https://bit.ly/3gXunCx

Applications will be considered as they arrive and with a likely start date in October 2020. This will be a two-year position. This will be a two-year position. The successful applicant will be required to provide 3 letters of reference and university transcripts.

A recent (graduated in the last 3 years) Ph.D. in engineering, or physical sciences related to Atmospheric Sciences or engineering

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