Postdoctoral Fellow - OPEN POOL (Atmospheric Science)

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Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 31 Dec 2022

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Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow - OPEN POOL (Atmospheric Science)
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202201019AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
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Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week
Proposed Annual Salary Range $59,000 to $64,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Employee Benefits
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Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2022
Description of Work Unit
The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University is a large academic and research department in the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering. We currently have twenty faculty members, ninety graduate students, over seventy full-time researchers and postdoctoral fellows, and an outstanding and dedicated support staff, that comprise one of the most research-active units at the university. The department conducts more than $14M in externally sponsored research each year and is nationally ranked near the top of its field.
Position Summary
Working with a faculty adviser, the postdoctoral fellow will conduct specialized research in one or more areas of Atmospheric Science, including atmospheric chemistry; climate and atmosphere-ocean dynamics; cloud microphysics, severe storms, and mesoscale meteorology; data assimilation, machine learning, and causal discovery; education and human resources; global biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems; and radiation and remote sensing. The research may range from theoretical to applied and involve the use of measurement and/or modeling approaches. This position will also summarize findings and publish research results in journals and present findings at scientific meetings and conferences.
The department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals who are interested in obtaining postdoctoral fellow positions within the department. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding.
More job-specific information will be available as faculty members decide to hire a postdoctoral fellow from the open pool.
Should your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.
Required Job Qualifications
A PhD in Atmospheric Science or a related field, including chemistry, physics, computer science, and engineering.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a cover letter outlining your specific area of expertise, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
The open pool is valid through December 31st, 2022. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Heather Packard -
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