Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Postdoctoral Research Position at the University of Michigan

Posted: December 8, 2010

The Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences of University of Michigan at Ann Arbor invites applicants for a postdoctoral research position in IR remote sensing and relevant satellite data analysis.

The successful applicant will join a research group led by Prof. Xianglei Huang that utilizes currently available satellite data (both hyperspectral sounding and broadband measurements) and climate model simulations to explore different pathways of monitoring climate from spectrally resolved radiances. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a closely related field, be proficient in IR radiative transfer, and be familiar with radiative transfer package such as LBLRTM or Modtran. The successful applicant should also demonstrate facility with modern programming environments. Being proficient in Matlab and Unix shell script would be extra plus.

The positions are awarded initially for a one‐year period and, subject to the funding availability, may be renewed in one‐year increments for a maximum of two additional years. The annual starting salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

To apply, please send a statement of research interests, CV and the names of three references, by email to

University of Michigan is A Non‐discriminatory, Affirmative Action Employer.

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