[ES_JOBS_NET] Sr Staff Scientist I (Atmospheric Scientist), AER

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 16:38:31 MST 2018



Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) is seeking an outstanding
researcher with expertise in the atmospheric sciences and a demonstrated
record of excellence in independent scientific research and/or technology

AER atmospheric scientists work in diverse areas including radiative
transfer modeling, climate science and climate change, air quality research,
retrieval of atmospheric constituents, cloud, and surface properties from
observations, data assimilation in Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
models, sensor simulation and calibration, and more. AER's projects are
interesting, challenging, varied, and rewarding, and we are seeking
candidates with the ability to lead a research team and to work
collaboratively as well as independently. AER's projects require specialized
experience in atmospheric and physical sciences, meteorology, mathematics,
and computational methods, and we will train the successful candidate on
objectives, methodology, and resources for specific projects.

Required qualifications include:

.        10 years atmospheric science experience

.        an advanced degree in meteorology, physics, applied mathematics, or
a similar field

.        experience leading research projects in atmospheric science

.        good knowledge of Unix/Linux, Fortran 90 and more recent versions,
shell scripts, Microsoft office and at least one data analysis and
visualization tool/language (e.g., IDL)

Knowledge of python, git, gitlab, and basic C/C++ is a plus.


The position is located at AER's headquarters located in Lexington,


AER offers a competitive wage and benefit package.  AER is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.  As a federal contractor, AER welcomes
priority referrals of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) helps governments and
businesses better anticipate and manage climate and weather-related risks.
Large government agencies like NOAA, NASA and the Departments of Defense and
Energy rely on AER's scientists to help solve weather and climate related
problems of vital national importance in energy, environment, national
security and climate change. Large insurance, energy and investment firms
count on AER to help them decrease weather-related losses and increase
profitability by integrating state-of-the-art climate science and weather
information into their planning and decision processes. Established in 1977,
AER is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is a subsidiary of
Verisk Analytics. For more information visit  <http://www.aer.com/>
www.aer.com or  <http://www.verisk.com/> www.verisk.com







Masters (or equivalent work experience)

Job Type

Full Time



Years of Experience

+10 Years


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