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[Met-jobs] Research Associate 3 or Assistant Professor-Research Position at SCIPP at Louisiana State University (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:15:34 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Research Associate 3 or Assistant Professor-Research

Department of Geography and Anthropology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Louisiana State University

The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP) in the
Department of Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University
seeks to fill a Research Associate or Assistant Professor-Research
position. The successful candidate will be the Research Climatologist or
Program Manager (depending on qualifications) for the NOAA Regional
Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) project focused on the
analysis and impacts of climatic hazards in the south-central United


Research Associate 3:

The Research Climatologist will provide professional support to the
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration-funded program.

The Research Climatologist will be expected to engage climate-related
stakeholders in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, including government
agencies, private businesses, and individuals. The candidate will be
responsible for fostering interconnections between stakeholders and
SCIPP scientists. The Research Climatologist will interact with the
public as well as climatologists and computer specialists at the
Southern Regional Climate Center, the Louisiana Office of State
Climatology, and partners at the University of Oklahoma. The successful
candidate will also conduct applied research relevant to the project
stakeholders and assist in maintaining our SURGEDAT storm surge database.

Assistant Professor-Research:

The Program Manager will be responsible for participation in, and
coordination of, RISA-driven climate impacts research at LSU.

The Program Manager will administer the SCIPP-RISA program by
coordinating activities with his/her counterpart at the University of
Oklahoma, prepare quarterly reports, and oversee project logistics. In
addition, the Program Manager will foster stakeholder outreach and
educational activities in Louisiana and neighboring states.

Required Qualifications:

Research Associate 3:

Bachelor's degree in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, or
physical geography or related field; two years of related experience.

Assistant Professor-Research:

Ph.D. in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, or physical
geography; will consider any expertise that will assist in moving
forward with climate-related, stakeholder research; one year of related

Preferred Qualifications:

Research Associate 3:

Master's degree; verbal and written communications skills and be willing
to interact with people having diverse technical and non-technical
backgrounds. Expertise in coastal issues and research preferred,
experience with climate data interpretation and analysis and graphical
data presentation.

Assistant Professor-Research:

Five years of postdoctoral experience in a research laboratory.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment
background check. Application deadline is March 23, 2016 or until a
candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: <>.
Position #023166/039219


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