Air Quality Modeling

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Institution: 
Northeastern University
Job Description: 

TheDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University is
seeking a postdoctoral research associate in air quality.  Specific job duties include:
develop, improve, apply, and evaluate 3-D air quality/Earth system models from global to street scales,
and link air quality/extreme weather predictions to personal exposure models for health
risk/impact assessment; assist the project P.I. in completing various research tasks,
project reports, and proposals as well as meeting technical requirements and deadlines;
and disseminate research results at national/international conferences and peer-reviewed journal papers.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in environmental/chemical engineering, atmospheric sciences, or closely related field with a strong interdisciplinary background in air quality, cloud/aerosol microphysics and chemistry, climate/meteorology, emission processing and modeling, meteorological and chemical data assimilation, ensemble modeling, and uncertainty qualifications. Required experiences include: the development, improvement, application, and evaluation of 3-D atmospheric/Earth system models such as WRF/Chem, WRF/CMAQ, and CESM/CAM5 and fine scale air quality models such as Street-in-Grid model, ADAM-Urban, and CFD; handling large observational data-sets from various platforms including surface networks, aircrafts, and satellites; Familiar with FORTRAN 90/C++ and parallel computing on Linux computer and supercomputer systems; Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Documents include

1.Curriculum Vitae

2.Cover Letter

3.Research Statement

4.References (3 required)

5.Sample Journal Papers (1-2)

To apply to the position, please submit your application at  Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For technical inquiry, please contact Dr. Yang Zhang at