Post-doctoral Scholar in Earth System Science, University of Maryland – College Park

College Park, MD

Organization: Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland – College Park

Contact: For any inquiries, contact Professor Xin-Zhong Liang.

Duties: The post-doctoral scholar will be responsible for overall MFEW system development, simulations, and analyses. She/he will collaborate with interdisciplinary team members at multiple universities to implement or couple component model formulations.

Desired qualifications: A Ph.D.  in atmospheric, hydrologic, agricultural sciences, applied mathematics, physics, data science, or a related field. Strong verbal and oral communication skills, and the ability to synthesize and integrate information from other disciplines and areas of study. Post-doctoral applicants should have demonstrated proficiency in the following areas: atmospheric, hydrologic, or crop modeling systems and data analysis. Programming (F90 and C are preferred) and parallel computing. Analytical skills, including the ability to rigorously evaluate and analyze observational data and simulation results. Statistical and mathematic skills for evaluating model simulation results, uncertainty characterization, and system optimization.

How to apply: Please email Professor Xin-Zhong Liang for more information on the application process.

Application deadline: October 15, 2016

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