Numerical Climate Prediction (NWP) Analysis Scientist — Penn State Meteorology and Atmospheric Science


The Heart for Evaluation and Prediction of Storms (CAPS) on the College of Oklahoma is in search of a analysis scientist or analysis affiliate to take part in analysis of cutting-edge numerical climate prediction (NWP) and ensemble climate prediction to enhance forecasts of excessive influence climate, together with NOAA-funded initiatives on flash flood prediction, winter climate predictions, and the design and analysis of the next-generation Speedy Refresh Forecast System (RRFS) ensemble for extreme storm forecasting.

 

Date posted

Nov. 21, 2022 1:00 pm

Utility deadline

Dec. 21, 2022 5:00 pm

Group


CAPS on the College of Oklahoma

Location

Job description

Overview:

The Heart for Evaluation and Prediction of Storms (CAPS) on the College of Oklahoma is in search of a analysis scientist or analysis affiliate to take part in analysis of cutting-edge numerical climate prediction (NWP) and ensemble climate prediction to enhance forecasts of excessive influence climate, together with NOAA-funded initiatives on flash flood prediction, winter climate predictions, and the design and analysis of the next-generation Speedy Refresh Forecast System (RRFS) ensemble for extreme storm forecasting. These initiatives make the most of NOAA’s subsequent technology FV3-LAM mannequin as a part of the Unified Forecast System.

Job Obligations:

  • Arrange and keep CAPS forecast programs, together with coordinating the implementation of recent and up to date mannequin capabilities for analysis and realtime forecasting.
  • Carry out real-time ensemble NWP forecasts utilizing FV3-LAM to help CAPS analysis initiatives. Some distant night and nighttime work could also be required throughout particular working durations.
  • Contribute to the target verification of CAPS ensemble FV3-LAM
  • Attend skilled conferences and conferences to current analysis outcomes, and publish findings in peer-reviewed tutorial journals.

Required {Qualifications}:

  • A Ph.D. (to be appointed as a post-doc or analysis scientist) or Grasp’s diploma (for a analysis affiliate appointment) in meteorology, atmospheric science, or a closely- associated area.
  • At the least one 12 months of expertise working with numerical climate prediction fashions (e.g., WRF, FV3, ARPS) in a Linux atmosphere.
  • At the least three years of expertise in scientific programming and computing on Linux programs utilizing high-level programming languages (comparable to Fortran and/or Python).
  • Capability to work independently and troubleshoot points in group modeling software program
  • Capability to speak successfully in conferences, analysis displays, and formal publications.

Desired Abilities:

  • Capability to handle advanced computing duties on high-performance computing
  • Expertise with creating or modifying workflow automation utilizing, g., Linux/Unix shell scripts, Python, and/or Rocoto.
  • Familiarity with strategies and software program for NWP forecast visualization, analysis, and verification, comparable to Python plotting packages, Mannequin Analysis Instruments (MET), and so on.
  • Familiarity with accessing advert downloading climate information by way of platforms comparable to AWS and/or UNIDATA LDM.

Wage and Advantages

Starting wage will probably be commensurate with expertise and the place appointed. There are alternatives for promotion and raises. Full-time employment with OU analysis employees advantages, together with beneficiant paid depart, medical health insurance, and retirement financial savings plans. Versatile scheduling and a few hybrid work are permitted. Rewarding work atmosphere within the Nationwide Climate Heart, collaborating with tutorial and operational companions. The College and Metropolis of Norman provide quite a few leisure and cultural actions, with the facilities of a bigger metropolis, simply 20 miles away in Oklahoma Metropolis. Norman has a low value of residing in comparison with most cities (https://bit.ly/livenorman ).

The right way to Apply:

Ship a press release of curiosity highlighting the way you meet the place {qualifications}, your resume/CV, and a listing of three skilled references to: Keith Brewster, kbrewster@ou.edu. Questions in regards to the place can also be directed by way of electronic mail to Dr. Brewster.

This place will stay open till stuffed, and formal overview of functions will begin on December 9, 2022.

The College of Oklahoma is an Equal Alternative/Affirmative Motion employer, and functions are inspired from underrepresented teams.

 

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