The successful applicant will carry out a research project on the seasonal response of the global climate system (atmosphere, ocean, and
land) to arctic sea ice loss within the context of anthropogenic climate change. The project will make use of the Community Climate System Model and a variety of observational datasets. A full project description is

Candidates must have a recent PhD in atmospheric sciences, physical oceanography, terrestrial ecology, or related fields. The position is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Sciences Program and will be supervised by NCAR scientists Clara Deser, Marika Holland, and David Lawrence.

Complete application packages will include a resume, letter of research interests and accomplishments, and contact information for three potential references. Applications may be submitted at:

Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to Wednesday, 23 December 2009. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.

Further information is available at: