Research Professional I (Part Time)

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Research Professional I (Part Time)
Posting Number req13427
Department Geosciences
Department Website Link
Location To Be Determined
Address USA
Position Highlights

The main focus of this position is to doing basic research on global and southern ocean climate with the UA-MCM and manage and maintain the HPC environment and resources used by our lab, our students and our outside collaborators (DCC's). In addition, this position should draw on previous experience about climate and climate modeling and the computational aspects of numerical modeling to mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Deep understanding of the ocean and atmosphere and the climate system - how they interact, respond to typical and atypical forcing parameteres and the strengths and weakness of the climate models for representing , simulating and projecting the past, current and future state of the global climate.Couple climate modeling on the UA HPC system - coding, debugging, troubleshooting, experiment design, data processing and archiving.

Candidates working anywhere in the U.S. may be considered for a remote assignment

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • In collaboration, design, code and run numerical experiments in the UA-MCM on the UA HPC to address and investigate significant and outstanding issues about climate dynamics in general and the earth's climate in particular. Prepare and submit publications based on this research for submission to Scientific Journals. Attend Scientific conferences to present results.
  • Oversee, maintain and manage our HPC resources and allocations for both processing and storage in collaboration with members of our group and the UITS-HPC administration.
  • Be available and make explicit time for mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Up to 1 year of relevant work experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Job FTE .50
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Research
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $21.79
Compensation Type hourly rate
Grade 6
Career Stream and Level PC1
Job Family Researchers & Scientists
Job Function Research
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date 2/2/2023
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Joellen Russell
Open Date 1/26/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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