[ES_JOBS_NET] Associate Scientist position in data assimilation with University of Miami/RSMAS/CIMAS

Karina Apodaca - NOAA Affiliate karina.apodaca at noaa.gov
Mon Dec 10 10:33:13 MST 2018


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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the
University of Miami invites applications for an Associate Scientist
position in Meteorology.  The work will be primarily concerned with data
assimilation (DA) and impact studies designed to improve our use of
different observing systems for the atmosphere and ocean. The work will
involve close collaboration with scientists at the NOAA Atlantic
Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), RSMAS, and the wider

The successful candidate will be responsible for devising and conducting
research projects to quantify the impact of proposed and existing observing
systems on analyses and forecasts of the atmosphere and ocean. As required,
he or she will also develop and test improvements in the DA methods used to
assimilate these observations. He or she will also be responsible for
presenting findings at scientific meetings and publishing results in
scientific journals.

A high degree of attention to detail and careful examination of assumptions
is required to productively run Observing System Simulation Experiments
(OSSE). The successful candidate must have thorough understanding of the
theory and practice of OSSE and DA. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in
atmospheric sciences or a related field, at least 5 years of relevant
postdoctoral experience, and a demonstrated ability in planning and
executing OSSE and in presenting his/her research.

Apply online at: www.miami.edu/careers. Position #: R100027706.  Curriculum
Vitae and the contact information for three references from whom letters of
recommendation may be requested are required.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer -
Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are
encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from
discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click
here <https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/eo-ada/index.html> for additional

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:

Pay Grade:



*Karina Apodaca, Ph.D**.*

*Deputy Chief*

NOAA/QOSAP - Global Observing Systems Analysis (GOSA) Group

NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division - Affiliate

karina.apodaca at noaa.gov (preferred)


Theoretical and Applied Data Assimilation Scientist, RSII

Colorado State University/Cooperative Institute for Research in the

Foothills Campus, RM 114

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1375

karina.apodaca at colostate.edu
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