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|Date||Thu, 17 Feb 2011 09:25:03 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Research Faculty Positions at George Mason University The Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS), George Mason University has multiple research faculty positions available. The positions will be filled at the assistant/associate/full research professor level, dependent on the candidates’ qualification and records. Atmospheric Scientist position: we seek an experienced and highly self-motivated atmospheric scientist with a strong geoinformatics background to provide scientific and technical direction to the analysis, fusion/merger, and intercomparison of atmospheric products from multi-instrument space- and ground-based observations and model outputs for the Goddard Interactive Online Visualization and Analysis Infrastructure (Giovanni) project in NASA GES DISC. Duties include assessing the existing scientific applications and developing new algorithms to support Giovanni services; integrating science analysis tools into Giovanni; working with the instrument science teams to ensure science quality and accuracy of analysis results; authoring peer-reviewed papers and delivering presentations; coordinating project milestones and deliverables; and initiating and contributing to grant proposal efforts. Requirements for the position include: a Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences; experience in working with large scientific data sets; skills in developing software in an operationally-oriented environment; proficiency in Unix/Linux operating systems, and Perl/Python, Java, and C; experience in IDL, GrADS, MatLab, WMS/WCS, and OPeNDAP; and a working knowledge of geospatial interoperability standards. The candidate also must have a proven record of recent publications in atmospheric sciences. Geoinformatics Positions: we seek highly-motivated, energetic individuals to conduct geoinformatics research to support large-scale satellite-based Earth observation. The research areas include geospatial web services, semantic Web, Sensor Web, cloud computing, scientific data visualization, interoperability and standards, geospatial knowledge sharing and decision making, and implementation of Earth observation data/information/knowledge management systems. Requirements for the positions include: a Ph.D. in geoinformation science or in other disciplines with strong research records in geoinformatics; experience in working with large Earth observation data sets; excellent programming skills in developing operationally-oriented systems; and proficiency in OGC and ISO TC 211standards. For all positions, the applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work well in a highly interdependent team environment. Preference will be given to candidates with ability to apply for and obtain funding from federal agencies. Please send a curriculum vitae with names of three references to Dr. Genong Yu, Chair, Search Committee, CSISS/GMU, 4400 University Drive, MSN 6E1, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444. Telephone: (703)993-6116. Fax: (703)-993-6127. Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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