Works with faculty to design and implement modeling and data analysis protocols
Conduct research tasks including setup and running of models
Provide quality control for data from a range of sources, including global models' climate projections and numerical weather prediction
Collect, analyze, and interpret model output
Keep up to date on latest developments in models used by faculty and the wider university community
Write proposals for computer time and maintain accounts and access to these resources
Maintain a set of instructions for operating the models for institute use and for training of students
Support the faculty and their postdocs and students in the publication and presentation of results of research
Initiate and prepare experimental interpretations, including maps, statistical analyses and derived products
Works with faculty and postdocs to prepare materials for research proposals
Visualize model output as directed for manuscripts and conference presentations
Update and load group data into online repositories for results and data, document as necessary
In coordination with faculty, mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Assist undergraduate and graduate students in preparing model inputs, running model and analyzing results
Provide training for undergraduate and graduate students in modeling and data analysis
Required: Masterâ™s degree and 3 years post-degree experience working in climate/weather modelling or analysis
Preferred: Ph.D. degree in atmospheric science, oceanography or an allied field, including modelling experience
Experience working with observational data from satellites, remote sensing, or observational campaigns.
Experience in application programming in UNIX and Fortran required.
Experience in programming in C, IDL, Java, Matlab, and Python beneficial.
Experience developing and maintaining robust supportable code.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.
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Scientific Programmer/Data Analyst
Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
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