[Met-jobs] PhD Studentship in Winter Road Maintenance

[Met-jobs] 2-Year postdoc on atmospheric chemistry modelling in Paris France


Please find attached a 2-yr postdoc on the modelling of atmospheric chemistry (OH radicals) at the global scale.


Pr. Philippe Bousquet

[CRYOLIST] 2 Postdoc positions in Arctic Paleoceanography at the Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark

[ES_JOBS_NET] Two Graduate Student Assistantships in the Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming is
soliciting applications for two Under-Represented Domestic Minority Graduate Assistantships. These are 2-year awards (with probable extension). Students wishing to pursue a PhD it atmospheric
science are highly encouraged to apply. The department is internationally recognized for its work in airborne research with the University of Wyoming King Air aircraft and numerical studies leveraging the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming
Supercomputing Center (NWSC).

One assistantship is available under the supervision of Dr. Zachary Lebo (http://ift.tt/2z1tVAH); the other assistantship
is an open position within the department, which will allow the selected candidate flexibility in his/her degree program and research endeavors. For more information regarding research topics in the department, please see http://ift.tt/2Ab7zuK

For more information on the graduate program in Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming, please see http://ift.tt/2z1mo4M.

Applications received by January 2, 2018, will be given full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications
must be submitted through the standard university application (http://ift.tt/2AcwJsK).

For more information, please contact Dr. Shane Murphy (shane.murphy@uwyo.edu) or
Dr. Zachary Lebo (zachary.lebo@uwyo.edu).

The University of Wyoming Under-Represented Domestic Minority mentoring Graduate Assistantships (URDM) are intended to increase access
and opportunities to graduate education for U.S. students from under-represented/ under-served communities and to increase student diversity in our graduate degree programs on a competitive basis. The URDM awards are funded through a partnership of the Office
of Academic Affairs and the faculty mentor(s) of the prospective student. 

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see http://ift.tt/1wYCEKk.

Dr. Zachary J. Lebo

Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307.314.2030

[ES_JOBS_NET] Senior Scientist position on International Methane studies

Job posting- http://ift.tt/2z0SDBh INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIST (attached flyer)LOCATION OPENWith world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. EDF’s Oil & Gas Program has set an ambitious goal to achieve a 45% cut in global methane pollution by 2025, in an effort to cut the temperatures we will see over the next 20 years by the same amount as closing one third of the world’s coal fired power plants. EDF has launched the first phase of this global strategy in North America, catalyzing ground-breaking scientific studies to illuminate the scope of the problem and then helped secure significant methane reduction pledges from Canada, Mexico, and the US – at both the state and federal level. Now EDF is turning our attention to other regions of the world.OVERALL FUNCTIONThe Senior International Scientist will be a key contributor to EDF’s efforts to promote a series of international studies aimed at better understanding the magnitude of global oil and gas methane emissions and identifying mitigation opportunities, including a research partnership with global oil and gas industry operators. The Senior International Scientist will i) work to develop the scientific understandings required to mitigate methane emissions associated with global production and distribution of oil and gas. (ii) help EDF stay at the cutting-edge of how to measure and mitigate anthropogenic methane emissions.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES-Provide scientific leadership and support in the design and execution of EDF’s emerging work on international methane emissions including, but not limited to, a series of studies to measure methane emissions from global oil and gas operations-Coordinate and ensure rigor of scientific initiatives with a diverse group of stakeholders including industry, academics, and public sector-Provide expert scientific guidance to EDF’s international oil and gas methane initiatives and program/executive-level decision-making processes-Support development of novel sensing technologies with which to detect and quantify methane emissions from global oil and gas operations-Remains at the cutting-edge of climate science and up-to-date with scientific literature-Ensures scientific accuracy of EDF generated materials-Conducts independent research and continues to publish regularly in peer-review literature-Leads efforts to convene worldwide experts to facilitate discussions of science advancements and emerging issues related to methane emissions-Attends external meetings and interacts with scientists and the scientific community at large-Reports to the Chief Scientist-Manages additional staffQUALIFICATIONSA PhD in physical sciences or engineering (e.g., chemistry, atmospheric science, chemical engineering) or related field and at least 5-10 years’ experience in academia or business with desire to transition to Policy-relevant research and science-based advocacySenior-level contributor in area of specialization with full mastery of subject matter, able to lead and mentor othersBreadth of intellectual capabilities aside from specific area of expertise and interest in broader context in which climate science is situatedDemonstrated scientific expertise, including but not limited to a record of scholarly publications and/or involvement in scientific panelsProven ability to lead a comprehensive science-focused projectInitiates and maintains extensive contacts within the scientific communityAbility to synthesize, interpret, and communicate scientific data in an advocacy settingAbility to support fundraising initiativesAbility to serve as an expert for media inquiriesWillingness to travel internationallyJob posting- http://ift.tt/2A9US3c

[ES_JOBS_NET] Fully funded PhD studentship at Lancaster University and CEH Bangor, UK

Do biogenic VOCs protect plant productivity under multiple environmental stress?

During your PhD you will use a combination of experimental measurement and computer modelling to investigate the effect of future climate and air quality change on the yield and quality of a major global crop, and the synthesis
and emissions of  protective volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This will enable you to investigate the implications for food supply under various future scenarios and inform policy on this vital issue.

You should hold a minimum of a UK Honours degree at 2:1 level or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Natural or Environmental Science, or a related discipline. Enthusiasm, self-motivation, curiosity and
the ability to communicate to a range of audiences would all be distinctly advantageous.

The deadline for applications is 14th January 2018 and the studentship would commence in October 2018.

This studentship is part of the NERC ENVISION Doctoral Training Programme. Please see the project page for further details of the project and how to apply:


[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Faculty Position in Airborne Atmospheric Research

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Airborne Atmospheric Research

Department of Atmospheric Science

University of Wyoming

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an academic year (9-month) tenure-track faculty position that focuses on airborne atmospheric research.
The Department operates a King Air research aircraft, which is supported by the National Science Foundation as a national lower atmospheric observing facility. Our intent is to fill this position at the Assistant Professor level, although hiring at a more
senior level will be considered.

The successful candidate will join the Department in its endeavor to understand atmospheric processes through airborne observations and modeling, and will demonstrate ability to develop and fund an
active research program, building on infrastructure and expertise in engineering and airborne science within the Department.

The Department is one of seven in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, concentrating principally on research and graduate education, with strengths in the study of precipitation, cloud
and aerosol physics, trace gas chemistry, and cloud-scale and global climate modeling. The Department faculty and staff are recognized international leaders in airborne observations. In recent years, we have pioneered the development and use of airborne cloud
radars, cloud lidars, and Raman lidars. Our core facilities, in addition to the King Air, include the Keck Aerosol Laboratory and the Mobile Air Quality Laboratory. The University of Wyoming has privileged access to the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputer Center.

Required Materials

Complete the online application including uploading as one document: a curriculum vitae, narrative statement, and contact information for three references.


Job ID = 9277

The committee will begin reviewing applications on 22 January 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Jefferson
R. Snider (jsnider@uwyo.edu).

[Met-jobs] PhD scholarships in Manchester, UK: Cloud Microphysics

We welcome applications for two PhD projects in the area of cloud
microphysics at the Centre for Atmospheric Science (CAS) at the
University of Manchester, UK. CAS has world leading aerosol and cloud
chamber facilities and instrumentation, and are routine users of the
world leading research aircraft and radar facilities. Projects are due
to start in September 2018, but start dates may alter depending on the
funding stream. Details of the two positions can be found below:

Project 1: Laboratory studies of cloud microphysical processes using a
state of the art particle generation system


Project 2: Studying ice clouds using high resolution numerical models
and state-of-the-art observing platforms


Funding Criteria:

Our studentships are funded by NERC and are available to UK nationals
and other EU nationals that have resided in the UK for three years prior
to commencing the studentship. If you meet this criteria, funding will
be provided for tuition fees and stipend. Students from EU countries who
do not meet the residency requirements may still be eligible for a
fees-only award. Overseas students may be able to join the programme but
will need to have arranged funding from other sources.


Application deadline: 2nd February 2018
Interviews will take place on 22nd February 2018

For further details on these two projects contact Dr Jonathan Crosier –

[Met-jobs] NWP / DA / T&D Vacancies at the National Center for Atmospheric Research

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado, USA, is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Project Scientist I and a Project Scientist II position in Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP), Data Assimilation (DA), and Transport & Dispersion (T&D) modeling. 

Additional information on the positions and how to apply can be found here (Project Scientist I) and here (Project Scientist II).

Luca Delle Monache

Science Deputy Director

National Security Applications Program

Research Applications Laboratory
National Center for Atmospheric Research

address PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000phone    303 497 2736fax         303 497 8386email     lucadm@ucar.eduweb       http://ift.tt/2nMSCgu

[Met-jobs] PhD position: A global perspective on the urban heat island effect