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[Met-jobs] Princeton University scientific programmer positions (hydroclimatology)

From Justin Sheffield <justin@Princeton.EDU>
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Date Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:10:18 -0400 (EDT)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University seeks highly motivated candidates to fill one or more technical scientific computer programming positions. The position will be in Land Surface Hydrology Research Group (http://hydrology.princeton.edu) under the guidance of Professor Eric Wood and Dr. Justin Sheffield. The position will provide technical support for research projects that include modeling and analysis of continental and global water and energy cycles, seasonal hydrological forecasting, drought analysis and data assimilation that merges satellite-based remote sensing into land surface models. The candidate needs to be interested in working collaboratively with other research staff and graduate students within the research group. The successful candidate must have a MSc/MSE or higher degree that includes course-work in hydrologic or climate-related science engineering, statistics and probability. The candidate must have demonstrated strong programming skills (in particular Fortran, C, Perl, and Shell script) and experience working with large spatial datasets (preferably using GrADS) on multiple computer platforms (Unix/Linux, Windows). Computer systems administration experience is desirable. The position is available immediately and will be an initial 12-month appointment with the possibility of renewal. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. Interested applicants should submit application online at http://jobs.princeton.edu requisition number 1200651. Applications should include a statement of experience and interest in the research areas of the group and a current CV with names and contact information (address, email and telephone) of three referees. Please note, responses will only be sent to applicants from whom we seek further information. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.

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Justin Sheffield
Research Hydrologist
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Princeton University
Princeton
NJ 08544
USA
email: justin@princeton.edu
tel: (609) 258-1551 (office)
tel: (609) 258-6383 (lab)
fax: (609) 258-2799
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**** NEW BOOK ON DROUGHT JUST PUBLISHED ****
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"Drought: Past problems and future scenarios"
by Justin Sheffield and Eric F. Wood
Available from
http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9781849710824/





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