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 https://careers.hrm.northeastern.edu/en-us/job/502776/postdoctoral-research-associate.  Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For technical inquiry, please contact Dr. Yang Zhang at ya.zhang@northeastern.edu