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Scientist Opportunity at GHRC and UAH

Scientist Opportunity at GHRC and UAH

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is looking for a senior level scientist to be a leader in science and data management in the Global Hydrology and Resource Center Distributed Active Archive Center (GHRC DAAC; WDS Regular Member) and other related activities and projects. The scientist will be a key member of GHRC DAAC's leadership team, functioning as the link between data users, the GHRC team, data providers, and NASA management. Responsibilities include:

  • Leading communications to GHRC's science data users and data providers.
  • Acting as a public liaison with government, scientific organizations, academia, and other external stakeholders.
  • Developing web content, including highlighting key atmospheric issues related to GHRC data.
  • Coordinating data publication and new data acquisition activities with the data management team.
  • Assisting and supporting with development of research proposals for external funding.

Candidates should have a PhD in Atmospheric Science or related field with at least 2 years related experience or a M.S. in Atmospheric Science or related field with at least 5 years related experience. Interested scientists should possess the following characteristics:

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communications skills, with data management and science outreach experience a plus.
  • Solid understanding of precipitation, hurricanes, lightning, or other hydrological or atmospheric weather phenomena.
  • Research presentation and publication experience using NASA data.
  • Leadership experience including advising/training team members and setting team goals.
  • Comfortable actively participating in meetings of various types: enterprise-wide, within organization, scientific conferences.

Interested scientists should apply for one of these posted positions, depending qualifications and experience: