September 2011
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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Assessment Deputy Lead Scientist-Regional Scale (Research Scholar) with NCSU/CICS-NC/NCDC (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:35:50 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS)-NC is
seeking an Assessment Deputy Lead Scientist – Regional Scale (Research
Scholar) to work in Asheville, NC in collaboration with scientists at
the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC).  The candidate shall work
with regional teams utilizing downscaling data that will be incorporated
into regional assessments and in addressing the needs of the National
Climate Assessment (NCA). This position will work with partners
internally as well as with regional and interagency teams to develop
climate indicators on a regional level.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in meteorology, atmospheric,
environmental sciences or related field; five years postdoctoral
experience working with in situ climate related observations and global
and downscaled climate model data. At least ten peer reviewed
publications in the climate sciences or closely related areas.
Demonstrated success in obtaining competitive grants, mentoring students
and research staff, working in an interdisciplinary environment, and
computer programming proficiency utilizing standard languages such as
JAVA, PHP, Perl, Python, java-script, FORTRAN, C++, etc. Five years
experience with UNIX/Linux systems including high performance
environments. Excellent oral and written communication skills and solid
interpersonal skills.   Ability to work independently as well as make
positive team contributions. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Preferred qualifications include four or more years experience
performing and analyzing regional climate model simulations; more than
ten peer reviewed publications in the climate sciences or closely
related areas; demonstrated experience developing various climate
diagnostics and inter-comparisons projects; and supervisory and/or
program management experience in an interdisciplinary work environment.

For full position announcement and to apply, please visit
  and designate position # 101393 under Search Vacancies. Review of
applications will begin immediately. Please send cover letter,
curriculum vitae, a brief summary of research, and a list of at least
three references.

Jennifer Roshaven
Program Specialist
North Carolina State University
Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
Veach-Baley Federal Building
151 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC  28801-5001

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