Postdoctoral Researcher

Monterey, California
Sep 24, 2018
Oct 24, 2018
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Research and Development of Short Term Forecasting of Clouds and Hazardous Weather Conditions


Naval Research Laboratory

Marine Meteorology Division

Monterey, California


The Atmospheric Properties and Effects section of the Naval Research Laboratory's Marine Meteorology Division (NRL-MMD) is searching for a Postdoctoral researcher with strong skills in physical science and/or statistical and post processing of scientific data. Knowledge of machine learning techniques is a plus but is not required. The position offers the opportunity to work with large, quality-controlled, numerical model and satellite-derived datasets to determine the relevant processes contributing to the development of clouds and other hazardous weather conditions. The successful candidate will have the freedom to develop new analysis techniques, present the results at scientific conferences, and publish in peer-reviewed journals. 

Required qualifications for applicants include:

  • Research experience (or equivalent) in remote sensing
  • Scientific computer programming proficiency in a Linux/UNIX environment
  • Experience processing large meteorological datasets
  • Experience with Python, and/or MATLAB, Fortran, C, or R
  • Familiarity with NWP models

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Applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents at time of application.

NRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.