The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist position in the Climate Data Science Lab, under the supervision of Prof. Ryan Abernathey.
The Associate Research Scientist will support Principal Investigator to conceive, design, develop and execute research in fields including mesoscale physical oceanography, ocean circulation, air-sea interaction, and ocean ecosystems. Day to day oversight of one or more scientific projects. Functions independently and exercises a high level of independent research effort and expertise in conduct of normal duties. Works as part of the Climate Data Science Lab to help guide scientific software development activities. Provides informal mentoring and research support to postdocs and students.
Duties and Responsibilities will include: - Partners with other Climate Data Science Lab members to plan, develop, and execute research projects in physical oceanography, including the preparation of manuscripts for publication. Operates as an independent researcher within the overarching goals set by the Principal Investigator. - Contributes to the development of scientific software tools related to research objectives, in collaboration with Climate Data Science Lab software engineers. - Conduct informal educational workshops, outreach, and training, to help others at Lamont and beyond adopt open source scientific python tools. - Travels to conferences to share research findings and software development activities. - Functions independently within general guidelines or as a research team member with project responsibilities. Provides informal mentoring and research support to postdoctoral scholars and Ph.D. students. - May administer budgets for projects over which there is full charge.
Internal Number: 7446
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