Atmospheric Methane Modeler and Data Analyst

The position of Atmospheric Methane Modeler and Data Analyst is in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, a world leader in developing satellite datasets of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols for stratospheric ozone layer and air pollution research.

 

Date posted

Nov. 15, 2021 3:00 pm

Application deadline

Dec. 31, 2021 5:00 pm

Organization

Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Location

  • United States

Job description

Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2021.

Description of Responsibilities

The position of Atmospheric Methane Modeler and Data Analyst is in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, a world leader in developing satellite datasets of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols for stratospheric ozone layer and air pollution research.

The primary duties associated with this position include:

• Leading independent and team-oriented scientific analyses of satellite data and simulated data of atmospheric methane and related atmospheric constituents.

• Communicating the research in scientific, peer-reviewed publications and presentations at both national and international conferences.

• Securing methane research funding by leading and/or contributing to scientific proposals, primarily submitted to NASA research announcements.

• Managing existing projects and developing new project concepts that enable climate research within the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory.

• Working in a team-oriented environment with NASA personnel and building collaborations with scientific researchers both inside and outside of NASA.

Desired Experience (one or more of the following)

• Processing and analyzing large satellite and/or simulated datasets of methane and other atmospheric constituents.

• Researching atmospheric climate gases and climate change.

• Managing Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs).

Desired Skills

• Knowledge of one or more data processing languages, such as FORTRAN, IDL, C++, and Python

. • Experience running, processing, and analyzing output from atmospheric chemistry transport models.

• Proven ability to communicate scientific research in scientific publications and presentations.

Position Location Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland.

Position Contact Please send CV and brief statement of interests to Bryan N. Duncan (Bryan.N.Duncan@nasa.gov).