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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign is seeking a postdoctoral research associate in land surface modeling to conduct research aimed at improving our understanding of the interactions among earth's climate, terrestrial carbon and nitrogen dynamics and agricultural crops. We seek candidate with a Ph.D. in earth system science, climate science, or another related field in the sciences or engineering with a working knowledge of carbon cycle model, an earth system model, crop growth model or similar complex models. A working experience in FORTRAN is must. Demonstrated ability to produce quality research output, good oral and verbal communication skills and an interest in working with researchers from other environmental sciences will be among the selection criteria.

The initial term will be for two years with the strong potential for renewal based on performance and available funding.

Applicants should send the following materials by email to Prof. Atul Jain at jain1@illinois.edu: (1) a cover letter describing research interests and experience, (2) curriculum vita, and (3) names and contact information for three references. The salary is commensurate with experience. For full consideration, applications must be received by August 31, 2015.

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Atul K. Jain
Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
105 S. Gregory Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Ph.No: (217) 333-2128
Email: jain1@illinois.edu

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