Project Scientist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05978
The UCLA Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) invites applications for a position of Project Scientist. Research emphasis will be on quantifying relationships between the carbon, water, and energy cycles through use of simple models and/or assimilation of satellite, and ground data with Earth system or land models, as well as using these relationships to improve seasonal to decadal estimates of fire and drought risk. The project scientist will work and coordinate with professors, scientists, postdocs, and graduate students from multiple institutions for this purpose (including UCLA, Caltech, and JPL).
Required qualifications include: Candidates must have the following qualifications: 1) Ph.D. in one of the earth science disciplines or in related fields in physics, and minimum of 15 years in relevant fields, 2) extensive knowledge and expertise of remote sensing, data assimilation, and Earth System processes as demonstrated through publications and presentations, 3) excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.