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Postdoctral Postion Aerosols, Chemistry and Health

A Postdoctoral Researcher position is available in the University of California at Los Angeles Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences in Prof. S.R. Paulson's group. The successful candidate will have latitude to focus on cloudwater processes or human health, or a combination of both, according to the successful candidate's interests and evolving needs. The research will investigate relationships between reactive oxygen species formation and aerosol chemical composition including experimental investigation of the underlying aqueous chemistry, biological assays, model development, and relationships with health, in the lab, field and/or as part of collaborations. The position is initially for one year and may be renewed.

Requirement: Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the time of the appointment, as well as highly effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a research team. Familiarity with aerosol instrumentation field work, model development and/or biochemical techniques is highly desirable. Title and salary will be commensurate with experience, within the flexibility of the funding sources.  UCLA offers excellent benefits.

Interested applicants should send a single pdf including cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and other relevant documentation if any to Prof. Suzanne Paulson (paulson@atmos.ucla.edu). Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University and Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences are committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color , religion , sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.