texasaerospace | Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) in Carrollton, TX

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

  • Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
  • $114,096.67 - 157,790.00 / Year *
  • 1705 E Peters Colony Rd
  • Carrollton, TX 75007
  • Full-Time
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At CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people's relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth's poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system. The mission of the NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division (PSD) is to conduct scientific research to observe, understand, model, predict and forecast weather, water and climate extremes and their impacts., Position will be rostered in CIRES at the University of Colorado Boulder, but will physically work at the David Skaggs Research Center (DSRC) at 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80305. Applicants must be able to pass a federal security check, in order to access DSRC, which is a Federal Laboratory facility.

CIRES/PSD Subseasonal Arctic Forecaster PRA
The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder is seeking a Professional Research Associate to support the U. S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Earth System Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division (NOAA ESRL/PSD) Polar Observations and Processes team. This is a new PRA position in NOAA ESRL/PSD. This associate will work closely with a team of federal and CIRES scientists to produce subseasonal forecasts of the Arctic climate system and forecast products that provide model guidance to the National Weather Service and scientific campaigns. In addition, this associate will work with federal and CIRES scientists to develop data products for Arctic forecast verification.
We seek an individual with demonstrated expertise in modifying and running numerical weather prediction systems, producing forecast products to support stakeholders, and weather forecast verification techniques. Familiarity with polar processes is beneficial. The ability to work well with other researchers and support staff in a collaborative research environment is essential. The applicant should have experience both in writing papers for the peer-reviewed literature and presenting his/her research at scientific meetings. A Master's degree in the field of atmospheric science, mathematics, physics or the equivalent is required.
Who We Are
At CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people's relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth's poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system.

The mission of the NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division (PSD) is to conduct scientific research to observe, understand, model, predict and forecast weather, water and climate extremes and their impacts.

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Responsibilities
* Modify and run Arctic weather forecast systems
* Develop and produce forecast products to support stakeholders
* Develop merged data files to assess Arctic forecasts
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What You Should Know
CIRES commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Position will be rostered in CIRES at the University of Colorado Boulder, but will physically work at the David Skaggs Research Center (DSRC) at 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80305. Applicants must be able to pass a federal security check, in order to access DSRC, which is a Federal Laboratory facility.
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What We Can Offer
We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package.
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Requirements
* Master's Degree in related field
* Experience in high-level programing support (fortran/python)
* Demonstrated expertise producing forecast products to support stakeholders
* Demonstrated expertise in weather forecast verification techniques
* Demonstrated ability to present and perform on a professional level through use of excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated ability to work within an interdisciplinary team of researchers
* Presentation of papers at national or international scientific meetings
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Benefits
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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Application Materials
To apply, please submit the following materials:
1. Resume/CV.
2. Cover letter briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
3. Contact information for 3 references who would be willing to write a letter of recommendation if you are selected as a finalist for the position.
* One (1) confidential Letter of Recommendation will be requested if you are short-listed, or the finalist, depending on the selection process. It is important that your referees are prepared in advance to expect an email from CU Boulder Campus HR requesting that the letter be uploaded through the link provided in the email. The confidential Letter of Recommendation is mandatory and no offer of employment can be made without it. This will be kept confidential and viewable only by the search committee.
If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by CU Boulder Campus HR using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version as an optional attachment.
Please apply by February 25, 2019 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Job Number
16231
Date Posted
Thursday, February 21, 2019

We seek an individual with demonstrated expertise in modifying and running numerical weather prediction systems, producing forecast products to support stakeholders, and weather forecast verification techniques. Familiarity with polar processes is beneficial. The ability to work well with other researchers and support staff in a collaborative research environment is essential. The applicant should have experience both in writing papers for the peer-reviewed literature and presenting his/her research at scientific meetings. A Master's degree in the field of atmospheric science, mathematics, physics or the equivalent is required., * Master's Degree in related field * Experience in high-level programing support (fortran/python) * Demonstrated expertise producing forecast products to support stakeholders * Demonstrated expertise in weather forecast verification techniques * Demonstrated ability to present and perform on a professional level through use of excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills * Demonstrated ability to work within an interdisciplinary team of researchers * Presentation of papers at national or international scientific meetings

We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package., The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.