Postdoctoral research associate positions in climate science at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA

The Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO; and the Program on Climate Change (PCC; at the University of Washington are seeking Post-doctoral Research Associates with research interests in the science of climate and climate change. JISAO and PCC encompass a diversity of climate interests including climate forcing and feedbacks, large-scale atmospheric-ocean interaction, biogeochemical cycles, climate impacts on ecosystems, high-latitude climate, paleoclimate studies, and climate model development and evaluation.

At least three 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/or the PCC and are strongly encouraged to collaborate with University of Washington and NOAA PMEL scientists. 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 mini-proposal (no more than 5 pages, double-spaced) describing research and faculty collaborations to be pursued during a two-year tenure at the University of Washington and (4) a list of four (4) references. Closing date is February 20, 2010. Applications should be sent to: Marjorie Ann Reeves, Administrative Assistant, at Inquiries may be directed to Miss Reeves electronically; by Fax at 206-685-3397; or to the Director, Joint Institute for Study of Atmosphere and Ocean, Attn Marjorie Ann Reeves, Box 354235, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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