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Position: Graduate Research Assistants

Students interested in the Atmospheric Aerosol Group can find information on applying at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography site:

  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography Graduate Student Applications

  • Positions for research assistants in the Atmospheric Aerosol Group are available for thesis topics related to one or more of the following topic areas.

  • aerosol-cloud interactions
  • organic aerosol measurements
  • aerosol effects on climate
  • air-sea particle fluxes
  • nanoparticle thermodynamics
  • aerosol phase transitions

Position:  Postdoctoral Scholar

Position:  Undergraduate Research Assistant

A position for independent study (199) is available with possible extension into a paid research position. The student will help in sample preparation, analysis, and possibly collection of atmospheric aerosols for field campaigns. Analytical methods will primarily involve particle collection and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy analysis but may include operation of other instruments for environmental monitoring. Some laboratory coursework or experience preferred but not required; extended participation in post-campaign analysis may also be invited. The position and the physical location of the laboratory is at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography; the student will primarily train, work, and produce results with a research assistant in Professor Lynn Russell's group. For general group research activities, please see Please send inquiries or applications (with cover letter and CV in a single pdf) to

  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego is an equal opportunity employer.