M.sc. and post-doc positions available in different projects. If you are interested please contact me at  pausata.francesco@uqam.ca

In particular: 

Montreal, July 1st, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow Positions/Research Associate: (1) Volcanic Eruptions and Climate (2) Aerosol and Vegetation Impacts on Climate
Employer: Université du Quebec à Montreal (UQAM)
Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Education Level: PhD
Job type: Postdoctoral Fellow
Salary: up to 60,000 CA$ negotiable and depending on experience
Term: Full Time, 1 year, with possibility for renewal

Applicants for these positions should have a PhD in physics, climate sciences, meteorology, oceanography or a related field. The postdoctoral/research associate candidates are expected to have strong computational skills, a good publication record, a high level of independence, curiosity and creativity, and an interest in working in an international and interdisciplinary research environment. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Francesco S.R. Pausata to conduct high-resolution simulations to address fundamental questions on the impact of (1) volcanic eruptions and (2) aerosol and vegetation on climate. The candidates will be able to pursue their own research interests within these broad thematic areas. The position will involve importing and installation of climate models in high performing computers and database management. In-depth knowledge of Global Climate Modelling is required and knowledge of CESM, CESM-WACCM, NEMO and/or MITgcm is an advantage.

The postdoctoral fellow/research associate will be hosted at the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences of UQAM and will benefit from direct interaction with the extended research group at the Center for the Study and Simulation of Climate at Regional Scale (ESCER) and GEOTOP Research Center on the Dynamics of the Earth System.

How to Apply
The application must include (1 PDF) a cover letter, a short statement of your research interests (1 page max), a complete CV and the contact information of three references to send recommendation letters to support your candidacy. If you have any further questions regarding these positions, please contact Francesco S.R. Pausata (pausata.francesco@uqam.ca))
All material in one PDF must be sent to pausata.francesco@uqam.ca by August 6 2021.


About Montreal:
Montreal retained its title as best student city in North America in the 2019 QS Best Student Cities index and the Greater Montréal region has the highest number of university students per capita among all metropolitan areas in North America. 

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