Post-Doctoral/Research Fellow - Modelling of Atmospheric Composition Impacts

National University of Ireland, Galway - Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS)’, School of Physics

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full time, fixed term position as a Postdoctoral Researcher or Research Fellow in the Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS), NUI Galway. The position contributes to the Science Foundation Ireland-funded Centre on Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) and is available from 1st April, initially for up to two years, with a possible extension.  The position will be supervised by Professor Colin O’Dowd (

Qualifications and Experience: The ideal candidate must have a PhD in atmospheric composition/meteorology research along with collective experience in meteorological and atmospheric composition modelling (e.g. air pollution, airborne hazard dispersion or climate modelling). Additional experience in data assimilation and remote sensing of aerosol and clouds would be desirable.

For appointment at the Research Fellow level, the candidate should have 10 years experience in addition to a PhD and should have a track record of interaction with key actors across the EU and beyond along with interacting with relevant funding agencies; development of National EO-Modelling strategies; and harmonisation Ireland’s atmospheric composition modelling activities on the European stage.

Salary range: €39,138 – €58,016 per annum.       

Start date: Position is available from 1st April 2018

To Apply: Applications to include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of three referees should be sent, via e-mail (in word or PDF only) to Please put reference number NUIG 016-18 in subject line of e-mail application.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00pm on Thursday 1st March 2018.

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