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Atmospheric Scientist Entry Level Position NCAR-UCAR

Wed, 2017/05/17 - 10:26am -- shawn

Entry-Level Ladder Track Atmospheric Scientist Position

The Research Aviation Facility (RAF) within NCAR’s Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) is seeking an entry-level ladder track scientist to conduct independent research on atmospheric processes and work closely with our community of airborne facility users. This is a full-time, 5-year term position with possibility of extension. This position will be posted until 4:00 p.m. on May 17, 2017 or until a sufficient number of applications has been received. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.
This position will focus on observational atmospheric sciences and support RAF along with other parts of the EOL, NCAR, and the university community through independent research, service missions, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will provide expertise in areas that complement existing scientific staff in EOL, such as (but not limited to) airborne measurements of air motion and turbulence and will provide laboratory and community leadership in developing new areas of research and new field deployments by working with scientists across NCAR and within the university community.
Expected activities include traveling to the field in support of airborne EOL field deployments; contributing to the improvement of data to meet broad community scientific objectives; interacting with scientists throughout EOL, NCAR, and the broader community; and contributing extensively to the goals of EOL, NCAR, and the community. 

Minimum qualifications for this position include

  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field.
  • Experience with airborne field deployment data and/or instrumentation.
  • Postdoctoral research training.
  • Demonstrated record of high-quality publications.
  • Experience working in a collaborative research environment.

Successful applications for this position will include
Required: A cover letter, resume/CV, and the names and affiliations of 4 references
Optional: A 1-2 page statement of research interests
For the full, detailed job description and requirements, please visit our Careers Website.