Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Modeling Regional Climate Change and Impacts in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 305987

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change

Group: Advanced Study & Development

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Job Description

PNNL is recruiting a postdoctoral scientist to develop, evaluate, and analyze high-resolution climate scenarios using regional climate models and global variable resolution models for advancing understanding of regional climate change and facilitating modeling and analysis of climate change impacts. The successful candidate is also expected to conduct research to improve the methodology for developing high-resolution climate scenarios, and to develop diagnostics and metrics to understand, quantify, and compare model skills. Working with PNNL scientists, the candidate will contribute to the development of a hierarchical model evaluation framework for assessing climate simulations relevant to the energy-water-land nexus.

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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.

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Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in atmospheric sciences or related fields. Experience in climate modeling, dynamical downscaling, and analysis of observations and model outputs will be considered favorably during the evaluation.

Applications should include:

Cover letter describing the applicant’s research experience and interests.

Curriculum vitae with a list of publications in refereed journals.

Names and addresses of three references.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

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Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Advanced Study & Development

Opening Date: 2016-12-02

Closing Date: 2016-12-31