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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.

 

Assistant Professor Position in Space Physics for UCLA Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Space Physics. AOS is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research and the capacity for excellence in teaching. Individuals with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

The first five years of this position will be funded through the NSF Faculty Development in Space Sciences program. Candidates with research interests in any aspect(s) of Earth-based space physics are encouraged to apply. AOS is a vibrant and collaborative department with faculty interested in atmospheric, climate, and ocean science, as well as Space Physics.  Space Physics research and education at UCLA spans several departments, including faculty in the Departments of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences and Physics & Astronomy in addition to AOS.  These departments have active research programs in solar wind, inner and outer magnetospheric physics, ionospheric physics (with connections to the neutral atmosphere), and space weather, utilizing numerical simulations, laboratory experiments, space-based and ground-based platforms. The ability of applicants to complement, and further contribute to UCLA’s long-standing strength in Space Physics will be a consideration in evaluation in addition to their commitment to enhancing the diversity of AOS faculty members, graduate student population, and majors within the field.                              

The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree at the time of appointment and will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the AOS department, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. They will also be expected to lead or develop a first rate research program in Space Physics, and are encouraged to interact with others of all levels within the UCLA Space Physics community. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The target start date is July 1, 2021.

Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for a faculty position in Space Physics at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06013. Please include: (1) curriculum vitae; (2) cover letter; (3) a statement of teaching; (4) a statement of research; (5) a statement of contribution to diversity, and (6) a list of 3-5 individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as references.               

UCLA has programs to assist in partner employment, childcare, schooling and other family concerns. For additional information, visit the UCLA Academic Personnel Office website or the UC Office of the President’s website.                         

Applications are due by January 15, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy please follow this link: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.