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Assistant Air Quality Specialist/Air Quality Specialist

South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) welcomes you to apply and become
part of our Clean Air Team! SCAQMD is a government agency responsible for air pollution control
throughout a four-county region that includes all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los
Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, home to more than 17 million people. Our
headquarters is located in Diamond Bar, California, just 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
If you are interested in joining an agency committed to protecting and educating people from the
harmful effects of pollution, and working to ensure clean air and a healthful environment for
everyone, then look no further! Apply now to become a part of our diverse “Clean Air Team,” and
start making an impact on people’s lives.

We are recruiting for either an Assistant Air Quality Specialist or Air Quality Specialist (AQMP/SIP
Modeling/Inventory Unit & AQ Assessment Unit) for the AQMP/SIP Modeling/Inventory unit and
the Air Quality Assessment unit of our Planning, Rule Development, and Area Sources (PRDAS)
division, a major branch of SCAQMD. An eligible list of candidates established with this
recruitment can be used to fill a current and future Assistant Air Quality Specialist/Air Quality
Specialist vacancies in our Planning, Rule Development, and Area Sources Division (PRDAS).

Specialized duties for the current vacancies include:

 Conduct comprehensive three-dimensional chemical transport modeling to assist in policy
decisions, air quality management plans, rule making activities and other special studies
 Prepare spatially and temporally allocated emissions inventories as input for
photochemical transport modeling
 Perform complex air quality and meteorological data analysis
 Prepare research reports and publications based on air quality modeling and monitoring
studies
 Conduct point-source modeling and review point-source modeling studies
 Develop and/or administer maintenance and upgrades of Linux-based parallel computing
systems
 Prepare and/or perform presentations to convey complex air quality concepts to technical
and/or general-public audiences
 Perform air quality forecasting
 Collaborate with other government agencies, academic institutions and other professional
communities
 Analyze information and data leading to the preparation of written documents such as
findings and recommendations, exceptional event analyses, rule drafts and supporting
documents, reports, graphs, charts and statistical summaries
 Conduct highly-applied air quality research to support the mission of the agency

For application guidelines/requirements, more information, and to apply, please visit our career
page: http://www.aqmd.gov/careers

This position will close for consideration on 7/20/2018.


Research Associate II – University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accepting applications for the regular full-time position of Research Associate II in the Earth System Science Center.  The Research Associate will conduct laboratory kinetics studies of aerosol nucleation and growth, using chemical ionization mass spectrometers and particle sizing instruments.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Atmospheric Chemistry with 18 – 21 months of full-time verifiable related work experience and experience with instrumentation.  A Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, Chemistry or related field is desired.  

For details on this research project, please visit https://www.nsstc.uah.edu/users/shanhu.lee/index.htm. For more information, please contact Prof. Shanhu Lee at Shanhu.lee@uah.edu.  The approximate salary range is $49,594 - $52,785 with an excellent benefits package.  To ensure full consideration, qualified applicants should apply on-line at https://uah.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=96159 and apply for the Research Associate II (step 3), Earth System Science Center/RL4004.

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Assistant Professor - Environmental Engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology

 

The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Engineering. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in environmental engineering or a related discipline and demonstrate the ability and desire to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Additional department information may be found at http://care.mst.edu.

The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and will have the opportunity to collaborate with members of various campus research centers and signature areas, notably the Center for Research in Energy and Environment and the Materials Research Center. Applicants should demonstrate potential for high-quality research in Environmental Engineering; areas complementing existing strengths and therefore of particular interest are aerosols, air pollution, and water reuse. The ideal candidate’s scholarship will demonstrate a capacity to have broad impacts and possible technology transfer or potential commercialization.

Applicants must provide a cover letter, statements discussing teaching, research, and professional goals, contact information for three professional references, and a current CV at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/academic/. All submitted application materials must have the position reference number 00068198 in order to be processed. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Those wishing further information about the search process may contact Faculty Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mark Fitch (mfitch@mst.edu). Review of applications will begin January, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 


Assistant Professor - Atmospheric Chemistry

Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ

 

The Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of NJ, New Brunswick, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of atmospheric chemistry. A Ph.D. in atmospheric chemistry, chemical engineering, or related environmental discipline; ability to build a strong research program in a university setting; teach at graduate and undergraduate levels in atmospheric chemistry or other relevant courses; and mentor students, is desired. We seek applicants with research interests in areas including, but not limited to, interactions between climate change and air quality, and the role of atmospheric chemistry in biogeochemical cycles. The Department of Environmental Sciences has local and remote supercomputing and state-of-the-art laboratory instrumentation. Rutgers-New Brunswick, a member of the Big Ten, is America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and New Jersey’s premier public research university. Qualified applicants should apply at http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/53675 with a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching, and contacts for three references. Review of applications begin January 31, 2018, with an intended start of September 1, 2018. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Address questions to search@envsci.rutgers.edu. Rutgers is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement.


Multiple bioaerosol postdoc positons available at Peking University, Beijing, China

The bioaerosol laboratory in the college of environmental sciences and engineering at Peking University, Beijing, China is inviting applications for multiple postdoc positions. The candidates will work on multi-disciplinary research projects (funded by NSFC Distinguished Scholar Award). These projects focus on three major objectives: bioaerosol characterization and impacts using GREATpa system (integration of different technologies), PM2.5 health effect mechanism study using SLEPTor (living yeast cell based real-time sensor) and also dLABer system (mouse based + exhaled breath biomarker).

All the work will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Maosheng Yao, and his group web site can be found at http://www.yaopkulab.com. The selected candidates will need a doctoral degree in relevant fields (e.g., exposure science, microbiology, atmospheric sciences, life sciences, mechanical engineering, and toxicology) with research experiences in air pollution, environmental microbiology, toxicology and/or environmental health. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong microbiology and toxicology skills. Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

•    Conduct experiments, present the research at aerosol conferences and write manuscripts
•    Lead a small team for one of the areas listed above under the supervision of the PI
•    Provide guidance in the candidate’s research areas
•    Write proposals for Chinese NSFC grants

The candidates will need to have at least two peer-reviewed publications in well-known journals and strong manuscript writing skills. In addition, the candidate also needs to be an outstanding team player. The appointment will be a two-year contract, and the positions will come with very competitive salaries (match with those in the United States) with additional free on-campus housing at Peking University. The start date can be negotiated. Please send applications to Dr. Maosheng Yao at yao@pku.edu.cn with the names of three references. Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Postdoctoral Fellow: Air Quality/Climate Modeling

The Laboratory for Air Quality Research (http://tinyurl.com/aerosol-csu) and Aerosol and Cloud Research Group (http://pierce.atmos.colostate.edu), at Colorado State University, have an opening for a post-doctoral researcher in the field of regional air quality/climate modeling. The candidate will play a leadership role in a multi-disciplinary research project (funded by DOE-Atmospheric Science Research) focused on improving the representation of organic aerosols and studying the radiative and cloud effects in large-scale three-dimensional models. Research will occur under supervision of Dr. Shantanu Jathar (Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Jeffrey Pierce (Atmospheric Sciences) at the Powerhouse Energy Campus (http://www.energy.colostate.edu) in collaboration with the Dr. Christopher Cappa (Civil and Environmental Engineering) at the University of California Davis.
The selected candidate will have a doctoral degree in a science or engineering field (e.g., Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Sciences) with research experience in air pollution and/or atmospheric chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates that have strong numerical modeling skills (e.g., experience with chemical transport models (e.g., WRF-Chem, CMAQ) and programming/scripting languages (e.g., Fortran, Python)), communication skills, organizational & time management skills, ability to work independently and within collaborative teams, enthusiasm for air quality, climate science, public health.

 

Apply here: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/51157.

 

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