[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Fellow, MD

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 10:17:14 MDT 2018

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The George Mason University, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth
Sciences (AOES) and Center for Ocean-Land Atmosphere Studies (COLA) in the
College of Science has an opening for a postdoctoral research fellowship.
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and
strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and
culturally inclusive environment. 


The selected finalist will contribute to a research to operation project
funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) under
the National Weather Service (NWS) initiative. The purpose of the project is
to deliver a Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) that meets the
evolving national prediction requirements and the successful candidate will
use a coupled atmosphere, ocean and sea ice model to conduct high-resolution
sub-seasonal forecasts and evaluate the skill of forecasts following the
operational requirements. Significant portions of this work will be
performed on restricted-access computers that are owned and operated by

Other responsibilities include:

*	Collaborating with the NCEP's Environmental Modeling Center (EMC)
and Climate Prediction Center scientists in the design of numerical
experiments and forecast evaluations; and
*	Manuscript preparation, revisions and publication. 

Required Qualifications

*	Candidates must have earned a doctorate in atmospheric sciences,
climate dynamics, oceanography, or a closely related field to apply for this
position prior to the first day of employment;
*	The ability to pass a NOAA security check (United States citizenship
or permanent residency is typically required); and
*	Advanced programming skills including code development and shell

Preferred Qualifications

*	Experience with the Modular Ocean Model (MOM) and FV3 Finite-Volume
Cubed Sphere Dynamical Core;
*	Writing and presentation skills as exemplified by publications and
presentations record; and
*	Experience in managing and processing large data sets.


For full consideration, applicants must apply at  <https://jobs.gmu.edu/>
https://jobs.gmu.edu/F326AZ; complete and submit the online application; and
upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references
with contact information by August 31, 2018. This position is available for
two years with the second-year subject to renewal upon performance and
availability of funds. 



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