Postdoctoral Researcher in Climate Science – Georgia Tech

Postdoctoral Researcher in Climate Science at Georgia Tech

A postdoctoral position in climate science is available at the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech. The postdoctoral researcher will work closely with Dr. Susan Lozier on projects that aim to elucidate the atmospheric and oceanic processes that drive North Atlantic sea surface temperature variability on interannual, decadal and multidecadal time scales.

The initial term of the appointment will be 12 months, with the possibility of extension for another two years based on performance.

Job Responsibility:  The individual will be expected to conduct independent, high-quality research in climate science; publish papers; and present work at national and international conferences.  The researcher is also expected to work collaboratively with climate scientists at Georgia Tech and elsewhere on projects related to North Atlantic climate variability.

Qualifications: A PhD in atmospheric or oceanic science is required by the time of appointment. Strong quantitative and programming skills are expected and experience running—and/or analyzing output from—atmosphere or ocean general circulation models is desirable.  Excellent organizational and collaborative skills are required and strong oral and written communication skills are expected.

Start date: On or about June 1, 2021.

Salary: Commensurate with the individual’s experience and education. 

To apply: Interested individuals should send a CV, a one-page statement of research interest, and the names and contact information of at least 3 references to Belal Elnaggar at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Georgia Tech, an institution of the University System of Georgia, is an equal education/employment opportunity institution and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law and requires compliance with the Immigration Control Reform Act of 1986. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans. Candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities are encouraged to apply.

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