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.
State-Supported Research Faculty - 2 Positions
State-Supported Research Faculty Job Description

The Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) of the University at Albany, State University of New York, seeks to hire two permanent-eligible (equivalent to tenure track) Research Faculty. These New York State supported college-year appointments allow for supplementary summer salary from external research funding. Areas of particular interest include hydrology, radar meteorology, and renewable energy (especially solar energy); however, outstanding candidates from other areas of atmospheric science will also be considered.

The successful candidates will be expected to pursue and secure funding to support a robust research program and publish their work in academic (e.g. scientific peer-reviewed) journals. We expect the position to strengthen ASRC and the University by (i) maintaining a strong externally funded research program, (ii) mentoring graduate students and postdocs, and (iii) participating, as necessary, in service to the Center and the University.

Opportunities exist for successful candidates to exploit ASRC's world class facilities and projects including the NYS Mesonet and Whiteface Mountain Field Station as well as UAlbany's nation leading AI+ initiative.

ASRC has access to resources from a number of facilities and projects including: 

ASRC also maintains collaborative relationships across UAlbany departments and NY State agencies

ASRC’s home is ETEC, a state-of-the-art facility featuring excellent laboratory and teaching facilities that offers rich new opportunities for collaboration and innovation.

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.

State-Supported Research Faculty Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and the names and contact information of three references through the Research Faculty, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center job posting on Interview Exchange.

For more information about this announcement, including deadlines and required documents, please refer to the Human Resources website at ASRC Research Faculty (2 positions) or contact Scott Miller ([email protected], 518-437-8799).  

A review of applications will start on June 14, 2024 and the posting will remain open until the position is filled.

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer.