Post Doctoral Fellow - School of Education

Howard University is accepting applications for a Post Doctoral Fellow - School of Education.


Date posted

July 27, 2020 12:00 am

Application deadline

Sep. 27, 2020 12:00 am


Howard University


  • United States

Job description

Howard University Position Listing
Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow - School of Education
Job ID: 33426
Location: Howard University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Howard University Mission
Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world. 

Position Compensation
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines. 

Position Information


The purpose of this position is to provide pedagogical, administrative, and research training and support for a Research Fellow in the School or College through including, but not limited to (a) academic career development, (b) development of new atmospheric science research capabilities (c) cultural competence. 


Involves no responsibility or authority for the direction of others. 


Internal contacts include assistant/associate deans, directors, department heads/chairs, faculty, staff and students at the College and school levels; and, deans, directors and executive level officers at University level. External contacts include governmental agencies such as Federal and the District of Columbia Agencies, collaborators at other universities, students, parents and the general public. 


  • Performs research in convective initiation using numerical weather modeling, data assimilation techniques, and optical remote sensing measurements of the atmosphere.
  • Participates in academic, didactic, and professional training provided through seminars,workshops and direct meetings with grant faculty.
  • Coordinates and assures development of pertinent reports and their timely delivery.
  • Conducts data collection, statistical analysis, and data interpretation responsibilities.
  • Participates in grant writing, development of manuscripts and reports, and conduct of primary and secondary data analyses.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the
  • Principal Investigator especially those related to research training, mentoring, and interdisciplinary projects.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated computing experience and knowledge, including numerical weather prediction computational environments such as the Weather Research Forecasting model.
  • Demonstrated experience in use and analysis of laser remote sensing atmospheric measurements.
  • Competence in both oral and written English and ability to articulate concisely and in a professional manner. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, interdisciplinary research environment.


Applicants should have received, by the activation date of the postdoctoral fellowship, a Ph.D. (or similar doctoral degree) in one of the following disciplines: Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, Atmospheric Physics, or similar area. Doctoral students in the dissertation phase of their training will also be considered. 

This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

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