• Research Specialist II

    Requisition # 2018-8985
    Date Posted 1 week ago(7/6/2018 9:23 AM)
    Department
    Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
    Category
    Research and Laboratory
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program at Princeton University seeks a research specialist in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics to analyze and execute numerical simulations addressing open questions regarding the behavior of Rossby waves in shear zones.

    Responsibilities

    Develop, code and run numerical model simulations of Rossby wave propagation, and analyze the results from the numerical simulations in the context of theoretical expectations. Under the guidance of senior scientists, the candidate will compile the results in a publication-ready report. 

    Qualifications

    - Master's degree, preferably with a major in atmospheric sciences or geophysical fluid dynamics.
    - Proficiency with Matlab.
    - Excellent writing and analytical skills.
    - Evidence of ability to take the initiative in solving research problems.
    - Ability to work independently.

    - An in-depth understanding of Rossby wave propagation.
    - Previous research experience.

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    RSP, 020

    Standard Weekly Hours

    36.25

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Estimated Appointment End Date

    12/31/2018

    Comments Related to End Date

    Term Position ~ 5 months

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver's License Required

    No

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