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Pre-Doctoral Appointee
Requisition Number: 408783 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: EVS-Environmental Science
Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Shift: 8:30 - 5:00
Level (Grade): 916040
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This pre-doctoral appointment in the Environmental Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory will involve providing technical support to scientific staff for methodological and applied research in atmospheric science in projects related to aerosol-cloud interactions and regional scale climate modeling. For this position, we are looking for applicants with experience in the analysis of large weather/atmospheric datasets, running atmospheric models and analysis of the model output.



A recent (graduated in the last 3 years) Master’s degree in physical sciences related to Atmospheric Sciences or engineering. Strong programming skills such as python to handle large datasets and high-performance computing experiences are required. Knowledge about regional or global climate model output as well as climate related observational datasets are required. Proficiency in statistical methods is desired.  Good written and oral communication skills are also required. Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Applications will be considered as they arrive and with a likely start date in October 2020. This will be a two-year position. The successful applicant will be required to provide 3 letters of reference and university transcripts. 

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

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