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Post Doctoral Associate

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The Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science at the University of Miami is seeking a Post Doctoral Associate to perform aerosol measurements at the Barbados Atmospheric Chemistry Observatory at Ragged Point ( ). The incumbent will study the physicochemical properties of both marine and long-range transported aerosols measured in the Tropical Atlantic marine boundary layer. The goal of these measurements is to understand seasonal differences in the sources, mixing-state, and altitude of aerosols observed over the Caribbean.

Specific duties include:

•Performing field collections of aerosols on filters and substrates for scanning electron microscopy analysis and online measurements using particle sizers and an Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM), analysis and interpretation of data, writing up results for publication, presenting results at conferences, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

•This is a one-year position with the possibility to extend.


•PhD in atmospheric chemistry or analytical chemistry is required.

•Training and experiences in atmospheric sampling techniques (e.g., mass spectrometry, filter sampling, microscopy), and data interpretation and writing is preferred.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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