ASRC Job Opportunities

Join our team of world-class scientists and faculty

As an ASRC faculty, researcher or student, you can advance the well-being of New York State’s citizens by transforming your research into innovative solutions, increasing economic development in the state, and helping to prepare tomorrow’s experts. ASRC positions are state-supported, which gives you more security and a wide discretion of what you can research and for how long.

You will have access to best-in-class instrumentation and sensors, providing unparalleled technological capability and data quality to advance research across all facets of atmospheric science. ASRC's unique relationship with the New York State Mesonet allows you to use their data from their network of 126 weather stations across the state for your research.

ASRC Relationships and Facilities

ASRC maintains collaborative relationships across several UAlbany departments and with a number of facilities, including;

ASRC is housed in the ETEC building. This state-of-the-art facility features excellent laboratory and teaching facilities and offers rich new opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

Richard Perez of ASRC, and solar panels on the roof of a UAlbany building with tower in the background.
Postdoctoral Associate
Postdoctoral Associate Job Description
Postdoc Jason Covert (right). The University at Albany Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC), funded through $500,000 in support from the Department of Energy (DOE), works on a buoy-based flux measurement system at Lake George on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. (photo by Patrick Dodson)

Postdoctoral Associate needed to assist the principal investigator/researcher with research by reporting on results at weekly group meetings and during scheduled seminars and colloquia. The postdoctoral associate is expected to write up and publish their results in high-impact journals, in coordination with the principal investigator. 

View the full Postdoctoral Associate job description.

Postdoctoral Associate Application Instructions

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter stating all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • Contact information for three professional references

Visit the Postdoctoral Associate application page to apply.

Professor of Empire Innovation in Renewable Energy and Energy Meteorology
Job Description

The Atmospheric Sciences Research Center seeks to hire a senior scientist in the area of renewable energy and energy meteorology who will will serve as Professor of Empire Innovation. This tenure-track, New York State-supported college-year appointment allows for supplemental summer salary from external research funding.

Priority will be given to candidates who have expertise in the atmospheric sciences as applied to solar and/or wind energy modeling and who are fluent in modern computational methods. The candidate will be expected to pursue and secure funding to support a robust research program, and publish in the academic (e.g., scientific peer-reviewed journals) field of renewable energy and energy meteorology.

View the full Professor of Empire Innovation in Renewable Energy and Energy Meteorology job description and requirements.

ASRC fully supports diversity and inclusion. We strive to support the recruitment and retention of a diverse population of staff, students and research scientists within the Center. We work to share our science with diverse audiences locally, nationally and globally. We strive to foster an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful to all. Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching goals, a statement on diversity, and the names and contact information of three references through the Interview Exchange web page.

For more information including deadlines and required documents, visit the University at Albany Human Resources ASRC Professor of Empire Innovation in Renewable Energy and Energy Meteorology page, or contact Richard Perez ([email protected], 518-437-8751). 

A review of applications will start on February 1, 2022 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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