Job Opportunities

The CGCS shares job listings with our sister organizations, the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the MIT Climate Modeling Initiative.


 

Research Scientist 

The Center for Global Change Science (CGCS) seeks a research scientist to join an international team of experimentalists and theoreticians in the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) and a large atmospheric chemistry group at MIT. The work will focus on interpretation of AGAGE observations of greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases using models, measurements, and inverse methods. Additional information about AGAGE, CGCS, MIT Atmospheric Chemistry, and Professor Prinn is available at http://agage.mit.edu, http://cgcs.mit.edu, http://atmoschem.mit.edu, and http://mit.edu/rprinn.

This is a 4-year appointment with the possibility of renewal.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in some area of atmospheric physics and chemistry, and significant post-doctoral experience in three-dimensional atmospheric chemical transport modeling. Experience using these models together with observations to optimally estimate trace gas sources and sinks (i.e., inverse modeling). Capability to conceive and lead new research and to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral associates.

Application Instructions: Applications are being accepted online at Academic Jobs Online  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21158. A complete application needs to include a cover letter, CV, a brief statement of research interests (one to two pages), and three letters of recommendation.

Applications received will be considered until the position is filled.


Postdoctoral Associate 

 

Center for Global Change Science (CGCS) seeks a postdoctoral associate to join an international team of experimentalists and theoreticians in the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) and a large atmospheric chemistry group at MIT.  The work will focus on interpretation of AGAGE observations of greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases using models, measurements, and inverse methods. Additional information about AGAGE, CGCS, MIT Atmospheric Chemistry, and Professor Prinn is available at http://agage.mit.edu, http://cgcs.mit.edu, http://atmoschem.mit.edu, and http://mit.edu/rprinn.

This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in some area of atmospheric physics and chemistry, and significant experience in three-dimensional atmospheric chemical transport modeling. Experience using these models together with observations to optimally estimate trace gas sources and sinks (i.e., inverse modeling) is desirable.

Application Instructions: In addition to applying online via the MIT Jobs website (job 21686), qualified scientists are also asked to send electronically a CV, a brief statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: e-mail: rprinn@mit.edu.

Applications will be considered upon receipt until the position is filled.

 



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