Postdoctoral, Research and Visiting Research Scientists – Princeton University/GFDL

In collaboration with NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL), the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program at Princeton University solicits applications to its Postdoctoral, Research and Visiting Research Scientist Program.

The AOS Program and GFDL offer a stimulating environment with significant computational and intellectual resources in which to conduct collaborative or independent research. We primarily seek applications from recent Ph.D.s for postdoctoral positions but will accept applications from more experienced researchers. Applications from independent researchers and more senior scientists who may need partial support for sabbatical or short visits may also be considered. Postdoctoral appointments are initially for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We seek applications in all areas of the climate sciences. This includes research in basic processes in atmospheric and oceanic dynamics; climate dynamics, variability and prediction; atmospheric physics and chemistry; cloud dynamics and convection; boundary layer processes; land-sea-ice dynamics; continental hydrology and land processes; physical oceanography; ocean-atmosphere interaction; climate diagnostics and analysis. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by the time their appointment starts.

Further information about the Program may be obtained from: Applicants are encouraged to contact GFDL and Princeton University scientists prior to application.

Complete applications, including a CV, copies of recent publications, names and contact information for at least 3 references in order to solicit letters of recommendation, and a titled (about three page) research proposal should be submitted by October 1, 2014 for full consideration. Applicants should apply online to, Requisition 1400521. These positions are subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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