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R&D Aerosol Scientist / Particle Physicist (Early/Mid-Career)
Posted February 7, 2020
Hiring Manager: Donald Gillich
Site Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job ID: 669525
Job Closing Date: 02/14/20
Are you passionate about your work and dream of exploring solutions within a dynamic team that solves significant issues for this nation's security?
We are seeking an Aerosol Scientist or Particulate Physicist to join our team in multiple R&D activities supporting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation missions. Specific research areas include Aerosol Sciences and particle physics R&D, filtration systems design and testing, supporting sensor concept design and development, sensor testing, and related modeling and analysis efforts. You will integrate into an established team to perform R&D focused on customer mission requirements through phenomenological understanding to sensor/modeling concept development, design, and analysis in support of these missions. Areas of research focus include development of computational modeling tools and/or research in aerosol sciences detection and measurement systems.
You will work on various systems by performing end-to-end simulations for the evaluation of sensor utility and supporting future sensor designs. You will also have opportunities to perform data analysis and exploitation for purposes including but not limited to sensor development and model validation. Future work will be motivated by your vision, which will include the publication and presentation of significant research findings along with new systems concept designs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE
Assistant/Associate Professor, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and Air Pollution Health Effects Laboratory
Posted January 8, 2020
The University of California (UC) Irvine Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in the Department of Medicine seek to fill a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates should be occupational or environmental health scientists with expertise in directing controlled inhalation exposure studies in experimental animals and/or human volunteers. The successful candidate will transition to assuming the role of Director of the Air Pollution Health Effects Laboratory (APHEL).
APHEL was established with California Air Resources Board (ARB) funds in 1973 on the UC Irvine Campus to study the health effects of current and projected air pollutants inhaled by California populations. Throughout the intervening years the research expanded beyond air-pollution mixtures to study airborne particles and gases relevant to occupational, medical, military, and terror related exposures. APHEL’s mission includes training, teaching, and student research, as well as institutional, governmental and public service.
The UC Irvine COEH is one of three COEHs funded by the State of California to train occupational physicians and nurses, toxicologists, epidemiologists, and exposure scientists, serve as referral centers for occupational and environmental illnesses, and engage in research on the causes, diagnoses, and prevention of occupational and environmental illnesses.
Review of applications will begin on Monday, March 2, 2020. Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Additional information and application instructions can be found online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05854
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
High Altitude Observatory (HAO) Laboratory Director
Posted January 3, 2020
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is hiring a Lab Director for our High Altitude Observatory (HAO) Laboratory. HAO research focuses on the impact of Solar variability on Earth’s atmosphere across temporal scales, with the goal of gaining a better understanding of the key physical processes that can both improve and inform next-generation forecasts of space weather, associated hazards, and space climate.
The Director’s primary responsibilities will be to strategically lead the lab’s scientific and administrative direction, in alignment with NCAR’s strategic goals and missions. As a member of the NCAR Executive Committee, the Director shares in NCAR management deliberations and decisions, offering on the behalf of NCAR and HAO advice on matters such as scientific goals, initiatives and standards, budgets, priorities, policies, programs, and other matters.
Join the NCAR team where our focus is on science for the betterment of society and where we support our staff with excellent benefits. To apply for the HAO Lab Director position, please visit our website at the updated link.
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology (MMM) Laboratory Director
Posted January 3, 2020
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is hiring a Lab Director for our Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology (MMM) Laboratory. MMM’s research focus is to advance the understanding of the meso- and microscale aspects of weather and climate, and to apply this knowledge to benefit society. MMM has excelled in fundamental research covering the dynamics and physics of mesoscale and microscale atmospheric flows and processes.
The Director’s primary responsibilities will be to strategically lead the lab’s scientific and administrative direction, in alignment with NCAR’s strategic goals and missions. As a member of the NCAR Executive Committee, the Director shares in NCAR management deliberations and decisions, offering on the behalf of NCAR and MMM advice on matters such as scientific goals, initiatives and standards, budgets, priorities, policies, programs, and other matters.
Join the NCAR team where our focus is on science for the betterment of society and where we support our staff with excellent benefits. To apply for the MMM Lab Director position, please visit our website at the updated link.
Assistant Professor – Environmental Engineering Atmosphere and Air Quality
Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Posted December 12, 2019
The Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in environmental engineering working at the interface of atmospheric science, air quality, and sustainability.
We seek outstanding applicants with Ph.D.s in environmental, civil, or chemical engineering, atmospheric chemistry, or related environmental/engineering disciplines and demonstrated ability to conduct research, to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to mentor students. Applicants are expected to develop a research program in areas including, but not limited to, design of novel air quality control techniques, air quality modeling and analysis, and sensor development and deployment. Teaching expectations include existing or new courses in air quality modeling, air pollution control systems, instrumental methods and design, or other courses in our ABET-accredited Environmental Engineering program relevant to research interests. Applicants possessing or having the background necessary to obtain a Professional Engineering license are especially desired.
Additional information and application instructions may be found online at http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/107159 (Position 19FA2575). Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020, with a tentative position start date of September 1, 2020. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement.
ACOM Laboratory Director
Posted December 12, 2019
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is hiring a Lab Director for our Atmospheric Chemistry Observations & Modeling (ACOM) Laboratory. ACOM research focuses on advancing understanding and predictive capability for atmospheric composition and related processes. Research is organized around two major themes – Air Quality Prediction and Weather-Chemistry-Climate Interactions.
The Director’s primary responsibilities will be to strategically lead the lab’s scientific and administrative direction, in alignment with NCAR’s strategic goals and missions. As a member of the NCAR Executive Committee, the Director shares in NCAR management deliberations and decisions, offering on the behalf of NCAR and ACOM advice on matters such as scientific goals, initiatives and standards, budgets, priorities, policies, programs, and other matters.
Join the NCAR team where our focus is on science for the betterment of society and where we support our staff with excellent benefits. To apply for the ACOM Lab Director position, please visit our website.
Post-Doctoral Research Scholar Position
Posted December 6, 2019
A post-doctoral research scholar position is available in the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan (USA), under the supervision of Prof. Herek Clack for the conduct of research either of two areas: 1) bioaerosols or 2) non-thermal plasmas.
In either the bioaerosols or non-thermal plasmas research area, duties will predominantly involve the design and fabrication of experimental apparatuses and subsequent execution of experiments examining bioaerosol transformations resulting from exposure to non-thermal plasmas in air. Numerical modeling of aerosol chemical kinetics and dynamics may also be required. Interested applicants should apply via the university job portal (https://careers.umich.edu/search), referencing job ID 180616.
Air Quality Data Scientist
Posted November 7, 2019
Sonoma Technology is seeking an Air Quality Data Scientist to join our Data Science Department in Petaluma, California. The successful candidate will work on projects involving ambient, satellite, modeling, and/or emissions data to better understand local and regional air pollution levels and sources. We are looking for candidates who have experience in ambient air quality data and/or air quality emissions and modeling.
Selected by the North Bay Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work for the 13th consecutive year, Sonoma Technology is an employee-owned consulting firm that provides innovative, science- and technology-based solutions for our clients' environmental challenges worldwide. Our integrated teams of air quality and environmental scientists, meteorologists, software engineers, and specialists tailor products and services to best serve our clients. We empower our clients to make informed, timely decisions about environmental issues.
We believe that our most valuable resource is our team. We offer a casual but professional work environment, a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, and an opportunity to address intellectually challenging environmental issues. We organize a variety of inclusive activities throughout the year and enjoy a balanced and supportive culture. For more information about our culture, visit www.sonomatech.com/charter.
Sonoma Technology is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. For more information, visit www.sonomatech.com.
- Conduct technical analyses using ambient air quality and meteorological data, as well as advanced emissions and air quality models, to address complex environmental problems and meet the research and regulatory needs of our clients.
- Visualize, analyze, and interpret ambient air quality and/or model data.
- Apply statistical methods to assess ambient air quality and/or model data.
- Investigate spatial and temporal patterns of ambient air quality, model, and/or emissions data to support international, national, regional, and local-level air quality assessments.
- Prepare technical reports and communicate results to clients and other scientific researchers.
- Work with interdisciplinary teams in a collaborative applied research environment.
Required Qualifications and Skills
- A BS, MS, or PhD degree in the physical sciences, environmental sciences, or engineering, with a focus on air quality or atmospheric science.
- A strong interest in air quality and environmental science.
- Experience in air pollution data analysis, including ambient, satellite, and/or modeling/emissions data.
- Ability to create scientifically sound and clear written products such as journal manuscripts.
- Excellent communication, organization, time management, and problem-solving skills.
- Ability and willingness to learn through on-the-job internal and external training.
- Knowledge of atmospheric processes.
- Experience in air quality (e.g., CMAQ, CAMx, AERMOD) or emissions (e.g., MOVES, SMOKE) modeling.
- Proficiency in a data science and analysis platform (e.g., Python, R, Matlab, IDL).
- Experience in advanced data analytics such as machine learning or artificial intelligence.
- Experience or familiarity with GIS technology (ArcMap) or satellite data analysis software (ENVI or IMAGINE).
- Experience with spatial statistics.
Please send a letter of interest and a resume by email, mail, or fax to:
Sonoma Technology, Inc.
1450 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200
Petaluma, CA 94954
No calls please. Include this job reference code in your communication: AQDS
Carnegie Mellon University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Environmental Engineering, Sustainability Science, Systems Interactions
Posted October 2, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for an innovative faculty member in environmental engineering, sustainability science, or systems engineering (www.cmu.edu/cee/research/eess-research.html). Outstanding candidates with expertise in the integration of chemical, biological, geological, or climate sciences with data science/analytics, emerging chemical and biological technologies, water resource sustainability in coastal and inland systems, interactions between natural and engineered systems, sustainable infrastructure, resource recovery, circular economy, or other emerging areas are encouraged to apply. Highly-qualified applications at the untenured Associate Professor level will be considered.
Carnegie Mellon University has a distinctive interdisciplinary education and research program. CEE has unique education and research activities in sensing, control, information modeling and visualization of infrastructure and environmental systems; environmental chemistry; water and air quality engineering and science; climate change adaptation; engineering for sustainability and resilience; smart cities; environmental nanotechnology and biotechnology; materials modeling; and energy systems analysis. We have state-of-the-art experimental and computing facilities and offer unparalleled opportunities to collaborate with colleagues. Joint appointment between CEE and another department or college at Carnegie Mellon is possible. The mission, goals, current activities, and research center/institute engagements of the CEE Department are described at www.cmu.edu/cee.
Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2019. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is August 1, 2020. E-mail inquiries concerning this position may be sent to the Search Committee via CEE-FacultySearch@andrew.cmu.edu.
Please submit your application at apply.interfolio.com/69127 including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (official or unofficial), statement of research experience and interests, statement of teaching experience and interests, a diversity statement (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity), up to three publications or manuscripts, and a list of at least three references with contact information. We will notify you in advance of any requests for reference letters. We seek a colleague with the ability to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to develop a robust, externally-funded research program. You should have a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering or a related field by the start date for the position. In your application, please discuss potential intersections with existing faculty research areas, and alignment with one or more research centers and institutes within the department or university.
Carnegie Mellon is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Carnegie Mellon seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.
This posting expires December 31, 2019.
Atmospheric Physics Faculty – Michigan Technological University
Posted September 26, 2019
The Department of Physics at Michigan Technological University (MTU) seeks to fill a faculty position at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or higher, starting Fall 2020. The opening is in atmospheric physics and a focus on theoretical or computational methods is preferred. Research that complements other activities in atmospheric physics at MTU is encouraged.
Required qualifications include a PhD in physics or a closely related field, postdoctoral experience, a record of substantive research, and interest in teaching. To apply online, go to https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/8505 and include: vita, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. Application evaluation will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Detailed information about research and educational programs in the department can be found at mtu.edu/physics and in the Atmospheric Sciences PhD program at mtu.edu/atmospheric/.
MTU is located in Houghton in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. MTU is an EOE which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. MTU acknowledges the importance of supporting spouses/partners in attracting and retaining a quality workforce.
Assistant Air Quality Specialist/Air Quality Specialist
Posted August 16, 2019
South Coast Air Quality Management District is recruiting for either Assistant Air Quality Specialists or Air Quality Specialists in the Advanced Monitoring Technologies (AMT) unit of our Science and Technology Advancement (STA) division. We expect to establish an eligible list from which current and future vacancies may be filled, during the life of the list. We anticipate filling several vacancies.
The primary responsibility of these positions will be to support activities within three different units/groups of the AMT division: Special Monitoring/AB 617, Rule 1180 Implementation/Optical Remote Sensing, and Air Quality Sensor Performance Evaluation Center (AQ-SPEC). In each case, these positions will also work in collaboration with other governmental agencies, the public, private institutions, and environmental and community organizations to identify available air monitoring technologies, discuss their potential applications, and serve as subject matter experts in these fields. Specific roles and responsibilities of each of these groups are reported below. Successful candidates will be assigned to the unit/group that is more appropriate to their background, training, and work experience.
Duties for these positions may include, but are not limited to:
- Participate in the design and implementation of air monitoring projects involving the development and deployment of monitoring systems and networks/optical remote sensing technology/low-cost sensor networks
- Coordinate field and laboratory evaluations of air quality regulatory-grade monitoring systems/optical remote sensing monitors/low-cost sensors
- Use, operate and maintain a wide range of monitoring equipment for fenceline and community monitoring applications
- Collect, validate, analyze, and interpret air monitoring data deployed within the AMT and other South Coast AQMD Programs
- Prepare research reports and publications based on air quality modeling and monitoring studies
- Participate in the development of cloud-based backend applications for validating, analyzing and mapping air quality data
- Validate and analyze air monitoring data from air quality monitors deployed within the, AB617, Rule 1180, AQ-SPEC and other District Programs
- Help develop a certification program for air quality sensors to identify technology to be used for fenceline, community monitoring and other specific applications
- Interact efficiently and effectively with sensor manufacturers, vendors, developers by keeping consistent with the AQ-SPEC and South Coast AQMD mission, goals and objectives
- Communicate results and conclusions, and explain air quality data to community members, industry, and other stakeholders
- Prepare a range of written documents, reports, graphs, charts, statistical summaries, scientific papers, and grant applications
For application guidelines/requirements, more information, and to apply, please visit our career page: http://www.aqmd.gov/careers
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Service Fellowship Position
Posted August 16, 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is pleased to announce an opening for a Service Fellowship in its Aerosol Science team in the Health Effects Laboratory Division (HELD) in Cincinnati, Ohio to conduct research on advanced chemical imaging techniques for particle analysis. Service Fellowships, available to U.S. citizens and non-citizens, are term appointments administered directly by the CDC and offer competitive pay, leave, health and retirement benefits similar to those for federal civil service positions (https://www.cdc.gov/jobs/working-at-cdc.html). The position offers ability to present at scientific conferences, participate in grant writing, develop internal and external collaborations, and provides several opportunities for professional growth.
The position will involve leading studies to investigate application of physical and chemical imaging methods for aerosol analysis. The candidate will investigate several spectroscopic techniques, including Raman Confocal Microscopy, AFM-Raman, Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (TERS), and Optical Photo-thermal Infrared Spectroscopy (OPTIR) techniques for hyperspectral imaging of chemical species in particulate samples. These investigations will address key challenges relating to trace measurement of exposure to airborne nanomaterials and other workplace aerosols. The candidate is expected to regularly publish in peer-reviewed journals.
The successful candidate should have either a Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in either physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics (that includes 24 semester-hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics). A strong background in optical or laser spectroscopies (especially in vibrational techniques such as Raman or infrared spectroscopy) is preferred. Familiarity with aerosol or particle characterization, experience in hands-on analytical instrument design and development, and knowledge of multivariate statistical approaches for spectral analysis is desirable. The candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate a strong track record of refereed journal publications.
The Aerosol Science team hosts advanced laboratories to conduct broad spectrum of aerosol science research with access to advanced microscopy, spectroscopy, and aerosol and analytical instrumentation. The campus is located in Cincinnati, OH, one of the top Midwestern cities in the United States, with access to excellent schools, housing, restaurants, entertainment, and cultural activities.
The application should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, 2-3 copies of your most significant publications, and the contact information for three references. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send their application to Dr. Pramod Kulkarni at PSKulkarni@cdc.gov.
NIOSH is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.