Assistant Project Scientist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06004
The UCLA Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) invites applications for a position of Assistant Project Scientist. Research emphasis will be on evaluation and comparison of a number of different scatterometer-retrieved products that are being produced as part of a MEaSUREs-funded work to develop an extended and consistent ESDR of the ocean surface winds, stress and their dynamically-significant derivatives for the period 1999-2022.
The successful candidate will evaluate current and future product versions using large-scale models. S/he will also assist in the analysis of this data with regard to their depiction of important phenomena (e.g. tropical cyclones, trends in the ITCZ intensity, depiction of the El-Nino signals, etc.) The role will work and coordinate with professors and scientists from UCLA and JPL.
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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.