111686 - Atmospheric Data Scientist
#111686 Atmospheric Data ScientistFiling Deadline: Thu 9/23/2021
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The Atmospheric Data Scientist is responsible for the atmospheric river research to improve understanding and prediction of extreme hydro-meteorological events based on the analysis of observational and model data. Collaborates and leads reports and peer-reviewed publications as needed, including analyses, diagnostics, figures and text. Support meteorological field campaign development and execution, and organize collaborative research across cooperating institutions.
The Atmospheric Data Scientist utilizes extensive research experience to develop and execute projects of broad scope and complexity that address CW3E objectives.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. Master degree or PhD in meteorology, atmospheric sciences, climate science or related field preferred.
Thorough knowledge of research function. Extensive experience as an independent researcher.
Thorough skills associated with statistical analysis and systems programming. Extensive experience in scientific programming (Python preferred).
Thorough skills in analysis and consultation. Knowledge on how to evaluate numerical weather prediction model performance, for both deterministic and probabilistic predictions.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Skills in scientific graphical representation, scientific writing and experience presenting at scientific conferences (poster, and oral presentations).
Skills in project management. Strong time management skills. Can prioritize tasks. Meets deadlines.
Research skills at a level to evaluate alternate solutions and develop recommendations. This includes proposing new analyses, new conceptual ideas, or new workflow recommendations.
Experience running numerical weather prediction models (e.g., WRF), evaluating their output, and publishing research results.
Excellent interpersonal skills including thoughtfulness, diplomacy and flexibility with the ability to work independently or within ateam framework in conjunction with principles of community with staff, faculty, researchers, and students.
Knowledge of operational forecasting models and products. Knowledge of observational and reanalysis data sets as applied to US West coast meteorology and climate.
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