Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Convection and Interactions with the Environments in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308808

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospher Sci's & Global Chg

Group: Advanced Study & Development

Job Description

PNNL is recruiting a postdoctoral scientist on research to improve understanding of convection and its large-scale environment. The successful candidate will perform modeling and analysis of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) using regional or global models and observation and reanalysis data to understand MCSs and their interactions with large-scale circulation and land surface processes. Working with PNNL scientists, the candidate will design and perform numerical experiments to understand the variability and changes of MCSs and the implications to the regional and global water cycle.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with atmosphere and climate models, observational data, and analysis and diagnostics of model simulations, and a strong understanding of convection and its large-scale context will be considered favorably during the evaluation.

A Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or related subjects is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Advanced Study & Development

Opening Date: 2019-01-15

Closing Date: 2019-02-28