Postdoctoral Appointee – Wind Energy Resource Modeler

Environmental Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee.


Date posted

Feb. 26, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 26, 2021 12:00 am


Environmental Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory


  • United States

Job description

Position Description
This post-doctoral appointment in the Environmental Science Division of the Argonne National Laboratory will involve methodological and applied research related to wind energy resource characterization for onshore and offshore situations. In particular, the focus will be on high-resolution mesoscale atmospheric modeling, and ocean-atmosphere coupling.

For this position, we are looking for applicants with experience in the area of regional/mesoscale modeling using Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) and similar models and interest and expertise in analyzing observational datasets and model output. In particular, experience in working on topics related to wind resource modeling, ocean waves and atmosphere coupling and use of remote sensing wind data will be an advantage. Strong programming skills to handle large datasets on high-performance computing resources and good written and oral communication skills are preferred. Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Position Requirements
A recent (graduated in the last 3 years) Ph.D. in engineering, or physical sciences related to Atmospheric Sciences or Engineering

Applications will be considered as they arrive and with a likely start date in May 2021. This will be a two-year position. The successful applicant will be required to provide 3 letters of reference and university transcripts.

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