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HAO Postdoctoral Fellowships

Primary Institution: NCAR's High Altitude Observatory
Affiliation: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
City: Boulder
State: CO
Job Duration: Maximum of 2 years beginning in September or October
Class Requirement: Postdoctoral Fellowships will be granted on the basis of proven scientific ability and relevance to planned HAO research programs.
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): See advertisement
Description: NCAR's High Altitude Observatory is now accepting applications for its postdoctoral program. HAO conducts research on the Sun's interior, atmosphere. and heliosphere; solar magnetism and variability; and the terrestrial impact of solar output. Radiative transfer, hydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamics, radiation hydrodynamics, and plasma physics are pursued for both their fundamental physical interests and their applications in the above areas of research.

Postdoctoral fellows will be expected to pursue research in collaboration with members of the scientific staff and other long-term visitors, and perhaps to continue research projects which have been initiated at the home institution. HAO postdoctoral positions are for one year with an opportunity to renew for a second year. Fellows should not be more than four years beyond the Ph.D. degree at the start of the appointment.
Stipend: $53,000 in the first year and $55,000 in the second year.
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Health insurance, vacation time, retirement contributions
Application Deadline: 01/05/2009
Job Website:
Additional Information: $53,000 in the first year and $55,000 in the second year. A travel budget of up to $1,500 per year is also normally available. In accordance with NCAR policy, benefits include health insurance, vacation time and retirement contributions, and NCAR will provide assistance in finding Boulder accommodations.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Amy Knack
High Altitude Observatory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307-3000
Fax: (303) 497-1589
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