|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 5 Dec 2011 14:07:56 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Staff Scientist (Microwave Remote Sensing) NOAA NESDIS STAR Camp Springs, MD I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) (<www.imsg.com>), a Federal Government Contractor located in Rockville, MD is currently seeking to hire highly motivated individuals to join our team efforts to support NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications Research (STAR). IMSG supports STAR in applied science research and development efforts in a semi-research and semi-operational working environment along with U.S. government scientists, visiting scientists, and other contractors. This task is to support Development of the Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MIRS) for POES, DMPS, GPM, Megha-Tropiques, NPP, and JPSS Applications. This position will be located in Camp Springs, Maryland. Duties: * Support lead NOAA/NESDIS scientist(s) in developing the methodology, algorithm theoretical basis, and data product generation systems * Provide guidance and scientific directions to improve MiRS performances in the sounding, hydrometeors and surface retrievals. * Lead writing and provide reviews, suggestions, edits, etc of MiRS-related publications and progress reports * Provide support to the MiRS meetings, reviews and other briefing to upper management. Qualifications: * MS or above degree in atmospheric science or related field * Extensive knowledge in passive remote sensing: sounding and imaging using variational/physical algorithms * Thorough knowledge in remote sensing and related phenomena * Experience in radiative transfer; * Familiarity with calibration/validation processes * Familiarity with Eigenvalue decomposition (a plus) * Experience developing algorithms for temperature, water vapor and other atmospheric profiles (cloud, rain, ice), skin temperature, surface emissivity * Ability and/or motivation to implement new ideas * Software skills in IDL and Fortran * Publications in the field. 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>. Please include the following subject line with in your email: NCS_STAR_606M_n01: Staff Scientist. Please also indicate your current U.S. citizenship or visa status. The salary for this position is 55-80k and is negotiable based on qualifications. IMSG offers an outstanding benefits package including 401k matching, company paid medical benefits and paid time off. IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran friendly.
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