[ES_JOBS_NET] postdoctoral or more senior research position in Urban Microclimatology, Princeton Univ.

A postdoctoral or more
senior research position in Urban Microclimatology is available in
the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton
University. The prospective researcher will develop improved
representations of physical urban processes in coupled
land-atmosphere models, and will perform multi-scale atmospheric
modeling to investigate the interaction of water, energy and
climate in built terrain. The work will primarily use the Weather
Research and Forecasting (WRF) model for mesoscale and large-eddy
simulations, focusing on extreme events (heat waves and storms)
and how they can be mitigated and/or adapted to via better urban
design. The research will be supervised by Professor Elie Bou-Zeid
candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The
start date would preferably be during the summer of 2016, but
the position will remain open until filled. All applications
should be submitted through the Princeton University jobs site
(requisition number 1600084: http://ift.tt/20DSOpQ). Please include a cover letter, CV, a brief
statement of research experience and interests, and the names
and emails of three references. Questions about the scope of the
work can be addressed toebouzeid@princeton.edu, but applications sent by email will NOT be considered. This
appointment is for one year, and may be renewed pending
satisfactory performance and sufficient funding.
This position is subject to the University’s background check
policy. Princeton University is an
equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.

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