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[Job Announcements] [Post Doctoral] [Masters and PhD Opportunities]


Job Announcements

  • (March '14, expires when filled) HPC Consultant, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Oakland, CA

    This position is at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center as a High Performance Computing Consultant. The successful applicant will be the primary point of contact between the center and its users. They will provide technical support, training, advocate for users, and help NERSC develop and deploy new computational and data technologies.

    Full description here.

  • (March '14, expires when filled) Computer Systems Engineer - HPC Systems, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Oakland, CA

    The Computational Systems Group (CSG) at NERSC oversees the installation, testing and operation of some of the world’s most powerful supercomputing systems which consist of tens of thousands of nodes, and petabytes of storage in a 24x7 operating environment.

    Full description here.

  • (March '14, expires when filled) Computer Systems Engineer - NERSC Operations Technology Group, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Oakland, CA

    The successful applicant will work with various teams in NERSC Division such as the Computational Systems Group (CSG), the Storage Systems Group (SSG) or User Service Group (USG) to configure, tune and manage system functionality such as file systems, job scheduling, etc. to ensure effective utilization of the computational systems and support of the users.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Two Faculty Positions, Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

    The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure track positions in Atmospheric Science to begin as early as Fall 2014. We welcome applicants focusing on extreme weather and regional climate change.

    Full description here.

  • (January '14, expires when filled) Meteorologist, Atmospheric Technology Services Company, Marshall Islands

    ATSC has an opening for a meteorologist at the Reagan Missile Defense Test Site (RTS) in the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the central tropical Pacific. This position focuses on operational weather forecasting and observation, requires relocation to Kwajalein Island and rotating shift work, including weekends and holidays.

    Full description here.

  • (January '14, expires when filled) Assistant Scientist, Environmental Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

    The Environmental Sciences Department of Brookhaven National Laboratory is seeking an Assistant Scientist to work with instrumentation and conduct original research on atmospheric particles and precursor gases. Primary responsibilities will include support of ongoing field operations, instrument development, and scientific interpretation of data.

    Full description here.

  • (January '14, expires when filled) Geological Project Scientist, ES-Earth Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    This Project Scientist position is for an individual to analyze interactions between tropical ecosystems and the atmosphere, and to use those analyses to inform observational and experimental needs for land model improvement.

    Full description here.

  • (December '13, expires when filled) Research Associate, CIMMS, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

    The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies at The University of Oklahoma is currently seeking a Research Associate to collaborate with scientists and instructors at the National Weather Service Warning Decision Training Branch (WDTB) in Norman, OK to study and enhance both the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System - 2 (AWIPS-2) and the Weather Surveillance Radar-88 Doppler (WSR-88D) technology used in operational NWS warning decision making.

    Full description here.

  • (June '10, ongoing) National Research Council of the National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide generous stipends ($42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients and higher for additional experience; $30,000 - $35,000 for graduate level recipients) and the opportunity to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals.

    Detailed program information, including instructions on how to apply online and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Website.
    Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or rap@nas.edu.

    There are four review cycles annually. Application deadlines for 2012 are February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Applicants should begin a dialogue with prospective Advisers at the lab as early as possible, before their anticipated application deadline.

  • Earth Science Women's Jobs Network

    The Earth Science Women's Jobs Network (ESWN) is a peer-mentoring network geared toward early-career women in the geosciences. Women interested in joining the group are invited to email Professor Tracey Holloway directly or join via the website. ESWN hosts a list-serve through NCAR and in-person events at most major scientific meetings, including professional development workshops funded by NOAA OAR (Dec. 2008), and NSF through the ADVANCE program (2009 - 2013).

Post Doctoral

  • (April '14, expires May 19) 2-3 Postdoctoral Positions, Japan Ministry for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Yokosuka city, Japan

    Two or three positions are available for Project Scientist/Postdoctoral Researchers to be engaged in research and development as part of the project entitled "Prediction of newly found climate phenomena and its societal application", supported by the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (ERTDF) of Ministry of Environment Japan.

    Full description here.

  • (April '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    LBNL's Earth Science Division has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher who is interested in developing reduced order models for earth system models. The project will develop new reduced order modeling techniques for submodels within the Community Land Model (CLM) and Community Earth System Model (CESM). The project will also develop methods to accurately quantify the errors and uncertainties of these reduced order models, and study their impacts on uncertainty quantification.

    Full description here.

  • (April '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Position, Ecoclimate Lab, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    The Ecoclimate Lab at the University of Washington is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the climate implications of forest die-off in North America and the Amazon.

    Full description here.

  • (March '14, expires when filled) Two Postdoctoral Fellowships, NERSC, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

    The Advanced Technologies Group in the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has two immediate openings for postdoctoral fellows in the area of big science data that are of interest to DOE and LBNL.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Associate, CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

    The Western Water Assessment at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) has an opening for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Associate, with a possibility of a second year. The research studies the role of climate variability and change as factors in ecosystem resilience and vulnerability in the North Central region, which includes the northern Great Plains and Rockies.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) 2 Postdoctoral Positions, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

    Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at the Pennsylvania State University. Successful candidates will become part of an interdisciplinary research network on Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM).

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC

    The Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences of Duke University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in the area of subtropical climate, climate dynamics and climate change.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Scientist III, NREL, Boulder, CO

    This job with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is to assist the Solar Resources & Forecasting Group with various research projects involving the measurement, modeling, and analysis of solar radiation resources for renewable energy applications.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Researcher, NREL, Boulder, CO

    This job with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is to assist the Solar Resources & Forecasting Group with various research projects involving the measurement, modeling, and analysis of solar radiation resources for renewable energy applications.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Scholar, Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

    Applications are invited for a post-doctoral scholar position at the University of Chicago's Computation Institute. The position is for 2 years initially, with possible extension of one year based on performance. The position is expected to begin in September, 2014 and the review of applications will begin immediately.

    Full description here.

  • (February '14, expires May 31) 2015-2016 Poincare Chair, Institut Henri Poincare, Paris, France

    The Poincare chair offers young promising researchers ideal working conditions to develop their audacious research projects and base their international recognition.

    Full description here.

  • (January '14, expires when filled) Postdoctoral Research Staff Member, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

    The Cloud Processes Research Group has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member in the area of investigating cloud feedback processes.

    Full description here.

  • (December '13, expires when filled) Postdoc Position, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

    This research will be broadly in the area of paleoclimate, with a focus on understanding the causes of climate change through Earth history and at critical transitions.

    Full description here.

  • (February '13, varying expiration dates) NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

    The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of the Earth and the universe in which we live. Selected by a competitive peer-review process, NPP Fellows complete one- to three-year Fellowship appointments that offer scientists and engineers unique opportunities to conduct research in fields of science relevant to NASA. These opportunities advance NASA's missions in Earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and space operations, and astrobiology. Opportunities are available at NASA Centers and other NASA-approved sites.

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  • (November '13, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1

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Masters and PhD Opportunities

  • (April '13, expiration unknown) PhD Research Assistantships, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

    The Satellite Oceanography Laboratory at the University of South Carolina, Columbia invites applications from qualified students to our Ph.D. programs in Marine Science Program and Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of South Carolina (USC) to work on problems in Physical Oceanography/ Satellite Oceanography/ Ocean Modelling projects.

    Full description here.

  • (December '13, expiration unknown) PhD Student, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

    The Marine Systems Modelling Group at the National Oceanography Centre is looking for a PhD student to study sea ice and ocean in the Marginal Ice Zone. The project is fully funded by the FP7 grant.

    Full description here.

  • (September '12, varying expiration dates) Graduate, Postdoctoral & Senior Researcher Fellowships, The National Academies

    The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. There are four Review Cycles:
    • November; Opens September 1; Closes November 1
    • February; Opens December 1; Closes February 1
    • May; Opens March 1; Closes May 1
    • August; Opens June 1; Closes August 1

    Full description here.

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