Community:Email 15mar12b

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 15 March 2012. Meetings and jobs are listed at http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.


(1) Open Post-Doc Position at the University of New Mexico in collaboration with Air Force Research Labs. From Jamesina Simpson (simpson@ece.unm.edu). See also http://www.ece.unm.edu/~simpson

(2) Visiting appointment in space science at Dartmouth - applications due 23 April 2012. From James LaBelle (james.labelle@dartmouth.edu).


(1) Open Post-Doc Position at the University of New Mexico in collaboration with Air Force Research Labs.


From Jamesina Simpson (simpson@ece.unm.edu).

The University of New Mexico, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, invites applicants for a post-doctoral position in the field of near-Earth space weather physics with an emphasis in the modeling development of the response of the magnetosphere-ionosphere-thermosphere system to dynamic pressure enhancements. Preference will be given to applicants with experience with running and analyzing observations from global MHD models, such as the Open Geospace General Circulation Model (Open GGCM), and/or coupled thermosphere-ionosphere models, such as the NOAA Coupled Thermosphere Ionosphere Model (CTIM). The successful applicant will primarily conduct research at the University of New Mexico but will also collaborate with researchers at the Space Weather Center of Excellence within the Space Vehicles Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM. The initial appointment will be for one year with an option for renewal for a second year. Applicants should submit his/her Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recommendation to Prof. Jamesina Simpson, Email: simpson@ece.unm.edu, URL: www.ece.unm.edu/~simpson, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, MSC01 1100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0000. Applicants must be U.S citizens.


(2) Visiting appointment in space science at Dartmouth - applications due 23 April 2012.


From James LaBelle (james.labelle@dartmouth.edu).

Visiting Young Scientist: A visiting appointment for a recent Ph.D. scientist is available at Dartmouth College. The appointment would be for up to 6 months during academic year 2012-2013. The position includes teaching in the departments of Physics and Astronomy, Engineering, or Earth Sciences. Extension of appointment may be possible using appropriate sponsored research projects. To qualify, candidates must be U.S. citizens engaged in research related to space science, planetary science, astrophysics, remote sensing, aerospace technology, or technology dependent on space-based platforms. To apply, send a 1-2 page summary of teaching and research goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to: Visiting Young Scientist, c/o James LaBelle, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, 6127 Wilder Hall, Hanover, NH 03755. For more information, e-mail james.labelle@dartmouth.edu. Applications will be reviewed starting April 23, 2012. The position is funded by NASA NH Space Grant. Dartmouth College is committed to diversity in hiring, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.