CIRES/ NOAA NCEI Magnetometer Data Support Scientist Professional Research Assistant

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder is encouraging applications for an Associate Scientist.

 

Date posted

Jan. 12, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 12, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIRES/ NOAA NCEI Magnetometer Data Support Scientist Professional Research Assistant

Requisition Number: 28193
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Research Faculty
Schedule: Full-Time
Date Posted: 05-Jan-2021

Job Summary

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado Boulder is encouraging applications for an Associate Scientist supporting NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) work related to the magnetometers (MAGs) on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Series-R (GOES-R) mission. The Space Weather Team within NCEI, is responsible for supporting NOAA’s space weather mission and for ensuring the operational and scientific utility of NOAA’s space environmental data.
 
Our Scientist will be part of the CIRES-NCEI MAG team supporting all aspects of our GOES-R MAG efforts including pre-and post-launch calibration/validation activities, anomaly investigations, and attending/contributing to technical meetings. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Participate in pre-and post-launch instrument calibration/validation activities. 
  • Participate in NOAA-NASA engineering technical meetings.
  • Investigate science data anomalies on-orbit and make recommendations. 
  • Validate and calibrate on-orbit science data.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of data product reviews to NOAA-NASA.
  • Opportunities to participate in scientific research with members of the CIRES-NCEI MAG team.

What We Require

  • Please note that applicants do not need to have all the skills and experience from the "what we would like you to have" section to be considered for this position. If you meet the minimum requirements, you are encouraged to apply. We encourage on-the-job training for any additional skills or knowledge that become relevant to the position.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency (Green Card) is required.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Physics or similar Scientific or Engineering field required. Candidates applying with a Bachelor’s degree must also have at least 4 years of relevant experience beyond the degree.

For more details

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-NOAA-NCEI-Magnetometer-Data-Support-Scientist-Professional-Research-Assistant/28193