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SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST - #4519

Department: Atmospheric Science

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Lead Project Manager, University of Wyoming King Air - #4519

The Department of Atmospheric Science and Donald L. Veal Research Flight Center at the University of Wyoming is seeking applications for a Project Manager for the University of Wyoming King Air Research Aircraft (UWKA) facility including the Wyoming Cloud Radar (WCR) and Wyoming Cloud Lidar (WCL). This is a world-class research facility owned and operated by the University of Wyoming and is part of the National Science Foundation's Lower Atmospheric Observing Facilities (NSF-LAOF). The UWKA is available to support departmental and NSF-funded projects throughout the atmospheric science community nationwide and globally.

The successful applicant will join a team of more than a dozen engineers and scientists that support the mission of UWKA as part of the project management group. Responsibilities include project planning, overseeing deployment logistics, participating as scientific crew on flights, processing and assuring quality of the resulting scientific data sets, and acting as the primary scientific representative for the UWKA during field projects. The successful applicant will be expected to join in the development of new instrumentation, calibration, and data processing methods. Flying on the UWKA, and on the NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft with WCR and WCL, is required.

Requirements for this position include:

- Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences, engineering or field closely related to the UWKA mission;

- At least seven years of experience in airborne atmospheric measurements and/or related project management;

- A sustained record of publication in peer-reviewed journals;

- A successful record of leading interdisciplinary groups to accomplish desired objectives;

- A successful record of planning for human and financial resources to achieve program objectives;

- Experience and expertise with airborne atmospheric science instrumentation and data sets demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, or technical publications;

- Experience with aircraft operations as evidenced by previous participation in airborne science field campaigns (preferred);

- Ability and willingness to participate on the aircraft during flights as flight coordinator and scientific instrument operator on the UWKA and NSF/NCAR C-130 aircraft;

- Ability and willingness to participate for extended periods of time to support deployments of the UWKA and NSF/NCAR away from Laramie, including foreign locations;

- Knowledge and skill in use of computers and computer languages to analyze data sets and solve scientific problems (Unix, and Matlab and/or IDL, preferred); and

- Knowledge and skill with scientific data formats (netcdf preferred)

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness

We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

 

Application Materials Required:

Application Materials Required:

Applicants must provide a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a narrative discussion of the applicant's specific experience, knowledge and abilities in meeting the requirements of the position, and contact information for at least three references. Send complete applications electronically, referencing position #4519 in the subject line, to jfrench@uwyo.edu.

 

 

 

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