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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 maintains collaborative relationships across several UAlbany departments and with a number of facilities, including;
- Whiteface Mountain
- Pinnacle State Park Field Site
- ASRC Mobile Laboratory
- NYS Mesonet
- DAES Facilities
- College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity (CEHC)
- Geography & Planning
- Environmental & Sustainable Engineering
- Environmental Health Sciences
- Department of Chemistry Equipment and Facilities
- NYS DEC
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.
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.
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.
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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