[ES_JOBS_NET] Project Scientist I: Connecting Climate Science and Water Resource Applications, NCAR, Boulder, CO

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Jun 26 11:09:29 MDT 2015



Project Scientist I: Connecting Climate Science and Water Resource 

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Job Description

    *PLEASE NOTE: *This is a new full-time position.  Initial
    consideration will be given to applications received prior to 4:00
    pm on Friday July 17, 2015. Thereafter, applications will be
    reviewed on an as-needed basis.

    NCAR – Research Applications Laboratory (RAL) – Hydrometeorological
    Applications Program

    Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR’s relocation policy

    UCAR/NCAR will sponsor a work visa to fill this position



    This is an exempt, professional scientific position with
    responsibilities to bridge the gap between climate science and water
    resource applications, in particular, to improve the utility of
    NCAR’s products and tools developed to support water
    resource planning and management. The work will include application
    of interdisciplinary science methods, including interviews and data
    analysis, to identify key applications of new science tools and
    provide feedback to model developers on possibilities for
    improvements and enhancements.  The incumbent is expected to write
    proposals, and communicate scientific results in both oral and
    written form by presenting papers at national and international
    scientific meetings and by publishing papers in scientific journals
    and books.


      * Leads and conducts high-quality, independent and collaborative
        research related to the broad scope and functions of the job,
        specifically focusing on bridging the gap between climate
        science and applications.
      * Designs and implements a review system to track the use and
        reported utility of climate change and hydrologic prediction
        science in the water sector, and provides suggestions for
        improvement and enhancement.
      * Collaborates with other hydrologic and land-surface-process
        specialists in the application of atmospheric and hydrologic
        modeling systems.
      * Publishes results in peer-reviewed journals and participates in
        national and international meetings on a regular basis.
      * Maintains knowledge of current developments in topics of
        relevance to the research projects.
      * Investigates new opportunities for funding and prepares and
        submits proposals; serves as Principal Investigator on funded
      * Conducts reviews of papers for scientific journals



    Education and Experience:


      * PhD in atmospheric science, environmental science, or civil
        engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      * Post-doctoral experience is highly desirable.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      * Advanced knowledge and experience with interdisciplinary science
        methods, including interviews and associated analysis techniques
      * Advanced knowledge and ability to understand and communicate
      * Knowledge and experience with modeling tools used for water
        resources planning and management
      * Ability to communicate and interact with a diverse group of
        scientists and stakeholders
      * Willingness and ability to travel periodically to meet with
        other scientists and stakeholders
      * Skill in performing tasks requiring organization and attention
        to detail
      * Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality, independent
        scientific and collaborative research (as evidenced by
        publications in refereed scientific journals)
      * Skill in writing scientific papers and in making oral presentations
      * Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships
        within and outside the organization
      * Excellent interpersonal skills

    The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) is an
    *equal opportunity employer*
    <http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf>. We
    evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
    religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status,
    sexual orientation, domestic partner status, disability, or veteran

Job Location
    Boulder, Colorado, United States 
Position Type

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