NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) located in Ann Arbor, MI is hiring a Research Physical Scientist, ZP-1301-3/4. The announcement will be open for 16 days; it is set to open on 9/13/2021 and close on 9/29/2021.
- Develop and implement numerical hydrodynamic, hydrologic and sediment transport models, and design and execute field programs to calibrate and validate models.
- Serve as a Principal Investigator preparing, coordinating and directing the implementation of a research program or project. Define technical problems requiring study and/or solution and plan and develop advanced scientific and technical studies and evaluations within the program.
- Provide responsibility for all aspects and phases of the research work including: planning and conducting experiments; collecting, analyzing and interpreting data; drawing conclusions; making recommendations for future work required; transitioning research to operational products; and publishing technical reports and peer reviewed papers and giving scientific presentations on research findings.
- Develop short and long-term needs assessment research, coordinate and develop new procedures and guidelines requiring the use of advanced scientific techniques, and integrate emerging technologies into program systems.
- Serve as the branch’s technical representative on coastal numerical modeling related panels, committees, and conferences.
Specialized Experience include all of the following:
- Organizing or conducting research for the development of numerical hydrodynamic and Sediment transport models such as FVCOM, ADCIRC or SCHISM;
- Running computer model codes on High Performance Computing (HPC);
- Analyzing observation data and model outputs using programming language application such as Python, R, Matlab or IDL; and
- Reporting and preparing scientific technical reports and/or results.
Applicants should pay careful attention to all the requirements, including submission of transcripts and answering the eligibility and vacancy questions (look for “To preview questions please click here.” in the vacancy announcement).