[ES_JOBS_NET] LSU - SCIPP-RISA Program Manager

Aparna Bamzai aparna at ou.edu
Wed Mar 9 16:06:28 MST 2016

*Research Associate 3 or Assistant Professor-Research*
Department of Geography and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Louisiana State University

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The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP) in the Department of
Geography and Anthropology at Louisiana State University seeks to fill a
Research Associate or Assistant Professor-Research position.  The
successful candidate will be the Research Climatologist or Program Manager
(depending on qualifications) for the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and
Assessments (RISA) project focused on the analysis and impacts of climatic
hazards in the south-central United States.


Research Associate 3:

The Research Climatologist will provide professional support to the
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration-funded program.

The Research Climatologist will be expected to engage climate-related
stakeholders in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, including government
agencies, private businesses, and individuals.  The candidate will be
responsible for fostering interconnections between stakeholders and SCIPP
scientists. The Research Climatologist will interact with the public as
well as climatologists and computer specialists at the Southern Regional
Climate Center, the Louisiana Office of State Climatology, and partners at
the University of Oklahoma.  The successful candidate will also conduct
applied research relevant to the project stakeholders and assist in
maintaining our SURGEDAT storm surge database.

Assistant Professor-Research:

The Program Manager will be responsible for participation in, and
coordination of, RISA-driven climate impacts research at LSU.

The Program Manager will administer the SCIPP-RISA program by coordinating
activities with his/her counterpart at the University of Oklahoma, prepare
quarterly reports, and oversee project logistics. In addition, the Program
Manager will foster stakeholder outreach and educational activities in
Louisiana and neighboring states.

*Required Qualifications:*

Research Associate 3:

Bachelor's degree in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, or
physical geography or related field; two years of related experience.

Assistant Professor-Research:

Ph.D. in environmental science, meteorology, climatology, or physical
geography; will consider any expertise that will assist in moving forward
with climate-related, stakeholder research; one year of related experience.

*Preferred Qualifications:*

Research Associate 3:

Master's degree; verbal and written communications skills and be willing to
interact with people having diverse technical and non-technical
backgrounds. Expertise in coastal issues and research preferred, experience
with climate data interpretation and analysis and graphical data

Assistant Professor-Research:

Five years of postdoctoral experience in a research laboratory.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An
offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment
background check. Application deadline is March 23, 2016 or until a
candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at:
www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #023166/039219

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