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[Met-jobs] Job opportunity at NASA GSFC with SAIC (updated with residency requirements)

From Robert Rosenberg <>
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Date Thu, 9 Jun 2016 17:17:28 -0400

The NASA Land Information System team ( at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, seeks a research scientist to contribute to the development of modeling and data assimilation capabilities within LIS.
Job Description:

  • The candidate is expected to conduct land data assimilation research, exploring the optimal use of terrestrial remote sensing data with land surface models.
  • The candidate should have experience in data assimilation, land surface modeling and the development of assimilation algorithms.
  • Experience in building or working with different Earth system components, familiarity with technologies such as the Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF) are highly desired.
  • The candidate will also be responsible for the software management and development of the integrated system.
  • In this regard, experience with formal software development process, object oriented programming and knowledge of version control tools is desired.
  • A good knowledge of working with satellite datasets is a considered plus.
  • The candidate should have a MS or PhD (desired) in atmospheric science, geophysics, hydrology, or a related discipline.
  • Proficiency with Fortran, C languages, Unix and multiprocessor environments and understanding of MPI is required.
  • The individual will be expected to present results in peer- reviewed publications and scientific presentations.
  • Experience in organizing meetings, project coordination, and writing and reviewing technical reports is also expected.

Note: this position is open to US citizens and US permanent residents only.  

Interested candidates, please contact:

Robert Rosenberg, Program Manager
Phone:  301-286-7126
Fax:       301-286-2323
Mobile:  410-370-9384

Thank you!

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