CEDAR email: Job Announcement

Rodney Viereck - NOAA Federal rodney.viereck at noaa.gov
Fri Aug 7 07:37:15 MDT 2015


Could you please post the following job announcement in the CEDAR

Cheers and thanks


Solar/Heliospheric Physics Research Associate Scientist/Programmer Position
in at the University of Colorado CIRES and NOAA Space Weather Prediction

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at
the University of Colorado Boulder has an immediate opening for a Research
Associate supporting NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center in Boulder,
Colorado.  This person will be responsible for developing and maintaining
operational solar and heliosphere models used by the Space Weather Forecast
Office to predict solar wind conditions and arrival times of CMEs at

The immediate focus of this position will be to maintain and improve the
Wang-Sheeley-Arge and Enlil models currently running operationally on the
National Weather Service super computers.   The successful applicant will
work with researchers and modelers who develop the space weather models as
well as the forecasters and customers who use the output and products from
the models. This position is fully funded but there will be opportunities
to conduct solar/heliospheric research.

Applicants are required to have a Ph. D. in space physics or similar
scientific discipline, or equivalent demonstrable experience.   Applicants
should have demonstrated experience in scientific research including the
development and use of space weather models which incorporate the MHD
approximations. Applicants for this position must also have significant
computer programming skills and a demonstrated capacity for working with
large computer codes and super computers.

Informal inquiries may be made to Rodney.viereck at noaa.gov and/or
Alysha.Reinard at noaa.gov

Further job details may be found at:


Dr. Rodney Viereck, Director
Space Weather Prediction Testbed

NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center
325 Broadway
Boulder CO, 80305

Phn 303-497-7348
Fax 303-497-3645
Cell 720-369-4406
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