[ES_JOBS_NET] CIRES/PSD Professional Research Assistant: Ensemble Prediction System Development

Kelly Mahoney - NOAA Affiliate kelly.mahoney at noaa.gov
Fri Sep 12 07:29:50 MDT 2014

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) in
Boulder, Colorado is seeking a professional research assistant with
significant programming experience to work in the NOAA Earth System
Research Laboratory/Physical Sciences Division (PSD). The candidate will
help develop improved methods for ensemble weather and hydrologic
prediction, including the development of post-processing methodologies and
methods for treating model uncertainty in global ensemble weather
prediction systems. This position will be located in Boulder, Colorado.

The applicant is expected to work with PSD staff to develop, test, and
implement experimental methods for improving ensemble weather and
hydrologic predictions for forecasts of 1-30 days lead time. She/he will:
(a) develop or adapt code for new methods of post-processing and/or methods
for treating model uncertainty in ensemble weather prediction systems; (b)
test and verify the skill of the subsequent weather/hydrologic predictions
using standard methods; (c) work with PSD staff to document and present the
results in the form of journal articles, seminars, and conference
presentations; and (d) develop applications for displaying forecast
information and verification statistics on the web.

For more information and qualification requirements please see:

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