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.

Data Manager
Job Description

The Data manager will validate and verify data collected at air quality research sites, perform simple and high level analyses of data under the direction of the project director, and organize data into well-documented web accessible data bases for use by the research and air quality communities. The Data manager will work with Windows and UNIX based computers to produce data bases and analysis products, both working with existing data analysis software packages, and writing data reduction routines to fit the needs of the research.

The Data manager will be responsible for documenting all work done, including procedures created or modified; and for writing reports describing data validated, analyzed, and archived. The Data manager will work closely with site operators at field stations, and other group members, to insure timely and complete collection of quality assured data.

View the full Data Manager job description and more on the UAlbany HR Website

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

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application.

For more information including deadlines and required documents, visit the University at Albany Human Resources Data Manager job posting page

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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