Research Scientist

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
January 18 2018
Organization Type

Research Scientist

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Center for Global Change Science/AGAGE


The MIT Center for Global Change Science ( seeks a Research Scientist to join an international team of experimentalists and theoreticians in the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment ( and a large atmospheric chemistry group ( at MIT. The work will focus on interpretation of AGAGE observations of greenhouse and ozone-depleting gases using models, measurements, and inverse methods under the supervision of Professor Prinn.   

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in some area of atmospheric physics and chemistry and significant experience in three-dimensional atmospheric chemical transport modeling. Experience using these models together with observations to optimally estimate trace gas sources and sinks (i.e., inverse modeling) is desirable.  


In addition to applying to job #15524 online via the MIT Careers website (, qualified scientists are also asked to send a CV, brief statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation to or Attn: Professor Ronald G. Prinn, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Bldg. 54-1312, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307. All materials must be received by March 15, 2018.  Please note that a postdoctoral associate position is also available.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.