[ES_JOBS_NET] Atmospheric Data Scientist at Aclima (San Francisco, CA)

Meghan Thurlow meghan.thurlow at aclima.io
Mon Jun 6 11:22:19 MDT 2016

*Environmental Data Scientist**: Atmospheric Modeling*

About Aclima (San Francisco, CA):

Aclima designs and deploys distributed, large-scale sensor networks to
empower people with actionable environmental quality insights. Our
end-to-end solution collects, processes and analyzes real-time streaming
data from thousands of Aclima sensors. We believe our technologies can
redefine the way we manage our buildings, communities, and cities, helping
us improve our collective well-being. For more information, please visit

Job description:

Aclima is seeking a data scientist with expertise in atmospheric transport
and emissions modeling as well as in atmospheric chemistry to lead our
efforts to design and interpret air quality data from urban outdoor sensor
networks. The job offers  opportunities to work with existing high
spatiotemporal resolution datasets from our urban mapping projects as well
as the ability to guide new data collection efforts and perform pilot
experiments with our field research team. We are especially interested in
candidates who combine traditional air quality analysis tools with machine
learning techniques in novel and creative ways. You will be entering a
dynamic, fast-moving, and progressive organization. During this phase of
growth, we are seeking individuals who are self-starters and are excited
about the opportunity to help us define our next steps across a variety of
environmental applications. To succeed at this position, a candidate must
demonstrate strength in strategic thinking, and contribute to the
development of data products and collaborations with partners across
industry, government and research sectors. The responsibilities of the
position will be tailored to the experience level of the successful
candidate. We encourage applications from candidates with an advanced
degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience as well as from more
experienced candidates interested in leadership opportunities.

Required Skills:


   Advanced degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or Engineering with
   direct experience in atmospheric modeling or emissions inventory

   Strong grasp of atmospheric chemistry and air quality fundamentals
   (tropospheric ozone chemistry, PM formation, etc) and associated human
   health impacts.

   Fluency in scientific computation (preferred languages: Python, Matlab,
   Fortran, R).

   Comfort with implementation of Eulerian and Lagrangian air quality and
   atmospheric transport models (CMAQ, CAMx, WRF-CHEM, STILT) and emissions
   models (e.g. MOVES, EMFAC, etc).

   Experience with spatial statistics and  large-scale data analysis
   techniques, including data mining and machine learning.

Preferred Skills:


   Familiarity with GIS and spatiotemporal visualization techniques.

Compensation and Benefits:

Aclima employees work incredibly hard, and we work incredibly hard to thank
them. We offer a competitive compensation package, equity potential and
excellent benefits. You’ll appreciate our challenging work environment,
exceptional colleagues, strong business momentum, and the ability to make a
difference. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, 401K, company events
and an extraordinary culture.

Full-time position only. Out of area candidates will be considered.

Please submit a cover letter and resume detailing why you are the ideal
candidate for Aclima specifically. The job posting can be found at:


Meghan Thurlow

Senior Scientist


Email meghan.thurlow at aclima.io

10 Lombard St. Suite 400  |  San Francisco, CA 94111

Hello, we're Aclima <http://www.aclima.io/>.
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