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Postdoctoral Scholar - Atmospheric Sciences (Chemistry)

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School / Campus / College: College of the Environment

Organization: Atmospheric Sciences

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar - Atmospheric Sciences (Chemistry)

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Position Description

Position Description 

The department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington is seeking up to two full-time postdoctoral scholars with research interests in atmospheric chemistry modeling. The work will be supervised by Professor Lyatt Jaeglé. The successful candidate(s) will work on one of the following two projects: 1) winter air pollution over the United States, focusing on pollutant emissions, wintertime oxidants, and the seasonal response of PM2.5 and O3 to past and future changes in emissions, 2) atmospheric chemistry in polar regions with emphasis on sources of aerosols from blowing snow, halogen chemistry, and surface ozone depletion events.  

Each position is a 12-month appointment, renewable depending on funding and performance. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The positions will remain open until filled. 

Postdoctoral scholars are represented by UAW 4121 and are subject to the collective bargaining agreement, unless agreed exclusion criteria apply. For more information, please visit the University of Washington Labor Relations website.

The University of Washington (UW) is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.7 million people and a range of ecosystems from mountains to ocean. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant student and faculty from over 70 countries. The UW is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women in science, engineering, and math (see ).

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Candidates should have a PhD in atmospheric sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry or related field. Experience in atmospheric chemistry modeling and/or analysis of satellite observations is highly desirable.



To apply, please submit a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of interest via interfolio. For informal inquiries about these positions, please contact Professor Lyatt Jaeglé   Applicants who may need disability accommodations in the application process are encouraged to contact the UW’s Disability Services Office at (206) 543-6450 or (206) 543-6450 (TTY) or

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