|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:45:26 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Research Meteorologist- Hydrometeorology Testbed NOAA National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Camp Springs, MD I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), <www.imsg.com> a Federal Government Contractor is seeking to fill a position supporting the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) located in Camp Springs, MD. The contractor will serve as a research scientist at the HPC as part of NOAA's Hydrometeorology Testbed (NOAA HMT-HPC). In this capacity the incumbent will work with scientists within NOAA and partners outside of NOAA to identify and evaluate promising techniques for improved weather forecasts, work with HPC meteorologists to enhance the transition of research to operations, and assist in the training of HPC staff in new techniques and tools. The incumbent will also work with other HMT-HPC staff to publish results from studies in peer-reviewed journals. Areas of particular need and interest to be addressed include the forecasting of heavy precipitation associated with land-falling tropical cyclones, warm-season convection, winter storms, and atmospheric rivers. Additional areas of focus include the use of ensemble model output and forecaster generation of probabilistic products, as well as exploring future roles of weather forecasters. Duties: Specific activities may include but are not limited to: *Collaborate with partners in the NOAA HMT to transition research performed elsewhere within the NOAA HMT into operations at HPC and other NOAA offices. This will involve travel to Boulder, Colorado several times per year. *Develop training materials to transition new tools and techniques into operations. *Participate in planning activities with partners in other NOAA Testbeds. Qualifications: *BS or advanced degree in meteorology, hydrology or related earth science fields (MS or above preferred) *Extensive knowledge of weather forecasting, especially quantitative precipitation forecasting *Good knowledge on statistics and strong analytical skills *Strong computer skills in Linux/Unix environment *Strong communications skills in English, and a team player *Desirable to have peer-reviewed publications To Apply: Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) references, your salary requirements and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to <email@example.com> with the following subject line: NCEP - Research Meteorologist- Hydrometeorology Testbed. IMSG offers an outstanding benefits package including company paid medical benefits and three weeks paid time off. The salary range for this position is 55-70k. IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran friendly. Brooke M. Douglass HR Recruitment Assistant I.M. Systems Group, Inc. 3206 Tower Oaks Boulevard | Suite 300 Rockville | MD | 20852 http://www.imsg.com
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