[Coral-List] Fwd: Ecosystem Support Scientist/Scientific Analyst at NOAA Coral Reef Watch Silver Spring Maryland
tracy.gill at noaa.gov
Fri Feb 19 08:00:24 EST 2010
> I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG) www.imsg.com is currently seeking to
> hire a highly motivated Ecosystem Support Scientist/Scientific Analyst
> (for High-Resolution SST Product Development) to support the NOAA
> Coral Reef Watch (CRW, see http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov) program in
> Silver Spring, MD. CRW is a component of NOAAs Coral Reef
> Conservation Program (CRCP), which supports effective management and
> sound science to preserve, sustain and restore valuable coral reef
> ecosystems, and NOAA/NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and
> Research (STAR), which is designing a collaborative environment for
> algorithm development and applications research based on data from
> satellite remote sensing. This position supports a 4-year
> collaborative project with NASA Ames Research Center and the
> University of South Florida (USF). This is a 4-year term position with
> two duty stations in Silver Spring, MD (primary location, 9-11 months
> per year), and Mountain View, CA (secondary location, 1-3 months per
> Support NOAA CRW, NASA, and USF scientists in developing the
> methodology, algorithm theoretical basis, and systems for a global
> coastal high-resolution sea surface temperature (SST) product suite..
> Implement existing algorithms to process long term data record
> into climate quality datasets. Develop and implement product
> validation techniques and methodologies. Develop, test, and
> evaluate an integrated decision support system (DSS) allowing coral
> reef managers to effectively monitor conditions conducive to mass
> coral bleaching. Develop and implement data quality assurance
> systems and procedures. Disseminate results to the scientific and
> user community through online DSS tools, publications, and
> conferences. Travel is required for 1-3 months each year to NASA Ames
> (California) for training and collaboration.
> Required Qualifications: M.S. degree in physical sciences,
> earth sciences, engineering, oceanography, remote sensing,
> mathematics, computer science and/or any other relevant degree.
> Demonstrate sound knowledge base of environmental remote sensing.
> Strong software skills in IDL/Matlab and/or C/Fortran are preferred..
> Strong skills in satellite remote sensing data processing and
> analysis are desired. Physics, mathematics, and/or statistics
> background/experience is desired. Excellent communication skills,
> including writing and presentation, are desired. Ability to work
> well individually and cooperatively with a range of individuals.
> Desired Qualifications: Experience with satellite sea surface
> temperature data. Experience with developing and validating
> algorithms for processing satellite data. Experience with
> applying remotely-sensed data to environmental problems.
> To Apply:
> Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3)
> references and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet
> the requirements of the position to jobs at imsg.com with the following
> subject heading: NCS_T092_n03: Ecosystem Support Scientist/Scientific
> Analyst. Please submit an additional copy of your application to Dr.
> Le Jiang, (jiangl at imsg.com).
> Compensation Level is $50k to $70k annual salary depending on
> qualifications. IMSG also offers an outstanding benefits package.
> IMSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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