The successful applicant will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and applying air quality models, including coupled three-dimensional meteorological/photochemical models (e.g., WRF-Chem, WRF-CAMx, WRF-CMAQ). She or he may also take part in field and laboratory work, including collecting samples, maintaining analytical equipment, and processing and analyzing data. This individual will be involved in project development and planning (including grant-writing) and will engage with local government and industry stakeholders to establish relationships and cooperate in project execution. She or he will write reports and peer-reviewed publications.
This position may be filled at any level, from Postdoctoral Fellow to lead Research Scientist, and is part of the Bingham Research Center at Utah State University in Vernal, Utah (binghamresearch.usu.edu).
Additional qualifications for Researcher Lead:
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
2. Cover letter to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other Documents 1-10'
3. Transcript(s) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other Documents 1-10'
4. One Writing Sample(s) to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other Documents 1-10'
5. Minimum Two Letter(s) of Recommendation to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile under 'Other Documents 1-10'
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.
The USU Bingham Research Center focuses on the environmental impacts of energy development. Our research is internationally regarded and yet has a meaningful impact on the health and economic outcomes of our local community. Our campus is minutes from world-class mountain biking, fishing, river rafting, high mountain wilderness, slick rock, and more. Learn about us at binghamresearch.usu.edu.
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