CIMMS Research Associate

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) is currently looking for a Research Associate.

 

Date posted

Oct. 17, 2016 12:00 am

Application deadline

Nov. 17, 2016 12:00 am

Organization

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS)

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIMMS Research Associate

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) at The University of Oklahoma is currently looking for a Research Associate to conduct collaborative research with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Oklahoma. The Research Associate will work on webpage and cell phone application development for the Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor and mPING projects.

Duties Include:

  1. Assist in the creation and maintenance of the display of realtime weather radar information on a public-facing webpage
  2. Manipulate and develop tools to interrogate web-based databases
  3. Develop and maintain cell phone applications for the collection of crowd-sourced weather observations

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and at least three years’ experience in computer programming OR A Master’s degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science with significant computer programming experience
  2. Webpage and/or cell phone app development
  3. Programming experience with multiple languages, preferably including HTML5, Javascript, Python, and C++

Supervision will be provided by CIMMS staff. Technical oversight will be provided by CIMMS staff and NSSL Federal staff and management. The incumbent will work under general supervision but is expected to determine action to be taken in handling all but unusual situations. Incumbents in this position are not expected to supervise other employees, but may serve as leaders of technical teams.

The salary for this position is competitive and will be based on experience, skills, and knowledge. Information on University benefits may be found at University of Oklahoma HR.

To apply for the position, please forward your resume, cover letter and list of three references to:

Tracy Reinke
Executive Director, Finance and Operations
University of Oklahoma CIMMS
120 David L. Boren Blvd.,
Suite 2100
Norman, OK 73072-7304

JOB REFERENCE: MRMS/mPING  

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

 

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