Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Research Scientist - Terrestrial Ecosystems in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 306058

Directorate: Earth and Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change

Group: Earth System Analysis and Modeling

Job Description

The Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change Division at PNNL seeks a research scientist to advance modeling of plant and ecosystems processes for terrestrial and aquatic systems. The successful candidate will conduct research to advance our understanding of vegetation and vegetation-hydrology systems ranging from plant scale to global scale. The candidate will work with a team of PNNL scientists to design and utilize measurements to inform modeling approaches and evaluate models. Specific topics of plant and land surface modeling that expand and complement existing PNNL research efforts are especially sought.

Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree with at least 5 years experience or a Master's degree with 3 years experience or a PhD with 1-2 years experience.

- Must be a skilled professional who applies a broad basis of existing theories, principles, and concepts to a specialty field.

Preferred Qualifications

- PhD 4 with years’ experience.

- Preference will be given to those with expertise in ecosystems and the carbon cycle.

- Demonstrated ability to independently execute R&D programs as evidenced by publication record.

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.

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Scientists/Scientific Support

Group: Earth Systems Analysis & Model

Opening Date: 2016-11-21

Closing Date: 2016-12-21