Postdoctoral Research Associate - Environmental Sustainability Lab
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Â The Environmental Sustainability Lab (ESL) (http://yuyuzhou.public.iastate.edu/) at Dept. of Geological & Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State University is seeking one Postdoctoral Research Associate for an NSF funded research project. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work with Dr. Yuyu Zhou and an interdisciplinary team of researchers on building energy use modeling under heat waves.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must have received a Ph.D. degree within the past five years from an accredited institution in one or more relevant disciplines, such as geography, environmental sciences, meteorology, geoscience, landscape ecology, agriculture sciences or related fields.
Programming background with formal training.
Research experience in building energy use studies, and WRF modeling.
Experience in remote sensing, geospatial data analysis, large data processing languages/environments such as R and MATLAB.
Department/Program & College Description:
Proposed Start Date:
November 4, 2019
Proposed End Date or Length of Term:
August 15, 2020
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
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