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Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate Resilience and Sensitivity

The Climate Dynamics Group in the Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire an outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow to participate in an NSF-funded research project to improve our understanding of regional climate change and variability processes in the tropics and subtropics.  The project includes both observational analysis, and the running and diagnosing of climate model output.  We seek to better understand the physical processes that operate to produce or resist climate change.

Candidates must have received a PhD in atmospheric science, oceanography or a related discipline within the last three years, and possess strong modeling and analysis skills.  The expected start date is 1 September 2016, although an earlier date is possible.  The initial appointment is for 1 year, renewable for a second year depending on performance and the availability of funds.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2016.  All interested applicants should submit a complete CV and contact information for three references to Dr. Edward K. Vizy (  For more information, please contact Dr. Vizy ( or Professor Kerry H. Cook (

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The University of Texas at Austin is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.