Atmospheric Scientist Position

Innovim is seeking a number of qualified candidates to support tasks at the Climate Prediction Center/NCEP/NWS.


Date posted

Oct. 5, 2016 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 5, 2016 12:00 am


Innovim/Climate Prediction Center/NCEP/NWS, W/NP5


  • United States

Job description

Innovim is seeking a number of qualified candidates to support tasks at the Climate Prediction Center/NCEP/NWS.

The candidate will provide science and software development support for research and applications work to enhance the operational Climate Prediction Center. The candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, or Permanent Resident holding a working status, and be able to pass a NACI clearance.

The positions require Ph.D or M.S. in atmospheric sciences or hydrology.   Required experience includes the ability to process and analyze large observational and dynamical model datasets and a strong background and working knowledge in statistical analysis. Candidates need to be proficient in scientific programming and display (e.g., Python, MATLAB, GrADs, NCL, etc.) and UNIX shell scripting with experience using ArcGIS helpful. Candidates should have experience working both independently and as part of a team in designing and carrying out research.

Specific tasks for each position, in particular of Innovim position number: 16-0073, 16-0074, 16-0078, 16-0079, and 16-0083, are listed at Innovim Career site.

The position is located at the National Center for Weather and Climate Prediction, 5830 University Research Court, College Park, MD.

The position descriptions are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with this position.

INNOVIM is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


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