Research Assistant Professor

Fairfax, VA, VA
Jun 01, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Research Assistant Professor

The George Mason University, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies in the College of Science is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for our Research Assistant Professor faculty position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the position include designing and running intervention experiments with full coupled state-of-the-art weather climate models in which diabatic heating is either added to the models parameterized heating or acts as a replacement for that heating, for the purposes of studying: (i) the relationship of the Indian Monsoon rainfall to tropical diabatic heating; (ii) the influence of in situ diabatic heating on the growth and propagation of mid-latitude storms; and (iii) the influence of mid-latitude circulation on tropical heating on intra-seasonal time scales.

Required Qualifications: * Successful completion of a PhD in atmospheric sciences; * Multiple years of post graduate research experience in atmospheric sciences; * Successfully published research involving running intervention (or similar types of experiments) with the CFSv2 model of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the CESM model of the National Center for Atmospheric Research; and * Successfully published research in statistical methods of predictability.

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Job Close Date : 2018-06-29

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