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University Corp. For Atmospheric Research (UCAR) NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship in Boulder, Colorado

Location: Proposed U.S. University or Research InstitutionType: Full-time, ExemptPosition Term: 2-year term position, based on continued program fundingApplication Deadline: This position will be posted until January 8, 2021.Relocation: Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR's relocation policy.Work Authorization: UCAR/NCAR will sponsor a work visa to fill this position.Where You Will Work:The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) manages theNational Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and various UCAR CommunityPrograms (UCP) - all in service of advancing knowledge, providingcommunity-based resources, and building human capacity in atmospheric andrelatWhat You Will Do:To help create and train the next generation of leading researchers needed forclimate studies (see ). The program focuses on observing,understanding, modeling and predicting the climate variability and change onseasonal and longer time scales. This includes the documentation and analysisof past, current, or possible future climate variability and change andthe study of the underlying physical, chemical, and biological processes.NOAA's Climate Program Office sponsors the program.Responsibilities:Conducts independent or collaborative research under a proposed plan relatedto the goals of the program.Publishes and presents results of the research at seminars and conferences.Pursues outside activities that advance professional growth, which mayinclude contributing to educational programs, serving on committees, andattending workshops.What You Need:Education and Years of Experience:Ph.D. degree related to climate change research; withPreference given to those who are seeking their first fellowship.Applicants have held a Ph.D. for no more than three years from the applicationdeadline of January 8, 2021.Awardees must change institutions in the absence of compelling circumstances.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to work independently and conduct research with minimal supervision.Skill in oral and written communication.Applicant Instructions:Before you begin the Workday process please prepare your application in one(1) PDF document, in the order numbered below.1) Cover letter stating the name of this program, potential host andinstitution, and where you learned of this opportunity. Please also add ajustification statement, if applicable, to explain any breaks in career path.2) Curriculum vitae, including list of publications.3) Name, address, and email information of four professional references.Note: Applicants are responsible for contacting their references to haveletters sent to UCAR/CPAESS by the application deadline.a) One letter must be from thesis advisor, but not from a potential hostmentor.b) Reference letters from more than one institution are encouraged.c) References should refer to the section.d) Applications without four (4) letters are incomplete and may not bereviewed by the Steering Committee.e) Reference letters should be sent to .4) Ph.D. dissertation abstract, including title.5) Titled project description.Note: Description must be titled and not exceed five pages including figuresand appendices (minimum 12 pt. type size).a) References are NOT included in this 5-page limit.b) Proposals must describe an actual research project.c) Proposals must be original, not sourced from a previously submittedproposal to a different funding agency.d) Address the broader impact of your research to the community at large.6) Statement of relevance and future interactions with NOAA (one-page limit).Your Statement of relevance should enhance and complement the research goalsoutlined at the website, andFuture interactions with NOAA could include using NOAA data, establishingnew collaborations with a NOAA scientist, giving a talk on your work andresearch outcomes at a NOAA Laboratory or Program Office, etc7) Host Institution Materials - Host materials should be provided toapplicant by 8 January and submitted as part of the postdoctoral fellows

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