Assistant Project Scientist in Regional Earth System Science and Engineering
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Assistant Project Scientist

Job #JPF06004

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 18th, 2020

Next review date: Friday, Dec 18, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 18, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


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.

Job location

Los Angeles and Pasadena, CA

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  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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  • Statement of Research
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