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[Met-jobs] Scientific Programmer/Data Analyst Position at Brown University (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:31:22 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Scientific Programmer/Data Analyst

The Scientific Programmer/Data Analyst works closely with designated
IBES faculty to design and implement computational protocols for
research projects. The Scientific Programmer/Data Analyst performs
directed and independent experimentation using climate models,
accesses appropriate databases and computing resources, analyzes and
interprets data, and supports postdoctoral fellows, graduate and
undergraduate students in programming and system support.

Responsibilities of the Position:

·Works with faculty to design and implement modeling and data
analysis protocols

·Conducts research tasks including setup and running of models

·Provides quality control for data from a range of sources,
including global models' climate projections and numerical weather

·Collects, analyzes, and interprets model output

·Keeps up to date on latest developments in models used by faculty
and the wider university community

·Writes proposals for computer time and maintain accounts and access
to these resources

·Maintains a set of instructions for operating the models for
institute use and for training of students

·Supports the faculty and their postdocs and students in the
publication and presentation of results of research

·Initiates and prepares experimental interpretations, including
maps, statistical analyses and derived products

·Works with faculty and postdocs to prepare materials for research

·Visualizes model output as directed for manuscripts and conference

·Updates and loads group data into online repositories for results
and data, documents as necessary

·In coordination with faculty, mentor undergraduate and graduate

·Assists undergraduate and graduate students in preparing model
inputs, running model and analyzing results

·Provides training for undergraduate and graduate students in
modeling and data analysis

Job Qualifications:

_Required_: Master’s degree and 3 years post-degree experience
working in climate/weather modelling or analysis

_Preferred_: Ph.D. degree in atmospheric science, oceanography or an
allied field, including modelling experience

·Experience working with observational data from satellites, remote
sensing, or observational campaigns.

·Experience in application programming in UNIX and Fortran required.

·Experience in programming in C, IDL, Java, Matlab, and Python

·Experience developing and maintaining robust supportable code.

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the
position on Brown’s Career Site:

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for
the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any
related documents. Please check the status of your application
through the account you create when you apply.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive
academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers
applicants for employment without regard to, and does not
discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran
status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better
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Bonnie Horta, Institute Manager
Institute at Brown for Environment & Society
Brown University
Box 1951, IBES #114
Providence, RI 02912

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