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[Met-jobs] Software Engineer/Programmer III with NOAA's, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 10 Dec 2015 19:57:06 +0000

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Software Engineer/Programmer III
GFDL Empirical Statistical Downscaling Science Project
Application deadline: 22 January 2016

The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs, in cooperation with NOAA's
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) is seeking applications
for a Software Engineer/Programmer III to support the GFDL empirical
statistical downscaling science project. This position is located
on-site at the NOAA's GFDL, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

The Empirical Statistical Downscaling (ESD) team at GFDL aims to
systematically evaluate the performance characteristics of statistical
downscaling methods as being relevant and valuable to different
communities interested in climate variability and change. For more
information about the ESD team visit:

This position requires extensive experience (5 or more years) and
expertise in the Python and R programming languages, as well as in
modular programming practices, iterative design for software projects,
and proficiency with Unix-based operating systems. The successful
applicant should also have familiarity with statistical methods and data
analysis as applied to scientific problems, skill in oral and written
communication, and in working effectively in a project/team setting.

Background should include education and experience equivalent to a
Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Earth
& Atmospheric Sciences, or related field and 6 to 10 years of computer
programming experience associated with statistics and/or data analysis.
Master's Degree preferred.

Employees of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
are subject to and covered by UCAR policies with respect to all
personnel matters. The selected candidate will receive a fixed annual
salary. Benefits include health and dental insurance, sick and annual
leave, paid holidays, mandatory participation in a retirement fund
(TIAA/CREF), and life insurance. A relocation allowance of $3,000 for
travel, shipping, and other support costs is provided.

Initial consideration will be given to applications received prior to
4 PM (MST), Friday, 22 January 2016. Thereafter, applications will be
reviewed on an as-needed basis. UCAR is an EO/AAE who values and
encourages diversity in the workplace.

Please visit the UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs websites for more
details on the position and application information:

Origin: John Lanzante <>

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