Student Research Assistant-(SPRING)

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Location: Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA
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Student Research Assistant-(SPRING) - 
Job Number:
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: Up to $11.00 based on experience
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description


Student research assistant will assist researchers within CIMMS and the National Severe Storms Laboratory in collecting and processing data to create simulations within Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), the software used by National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters to view weather data and issue warnings. Data processing includes single radar through the Radar Product Generator (RPG), multi-radar multi-sensor (MRMS), GOES Satellite, surface observations, Rapidly Refresh (RAP) model, and lightning data sets. Additionally, assistant may monitor realtime data as well as assist in experiments with NWS forecasters in the Hazardous Weather Testbed.


Job Requirements


Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Spring 2020 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

  • Must attach Spring 2020 oZONE class schedule.


  • Basic weather and radar knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of linux command-line user interface

  • Willingness to learn new technical skills and improve communication skills

Department Preferences:

  • Experience scripting or programming (e.g., shell, Perl, Python)
  • Experience with Linux operating system

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit
Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: No
Special Indications: None 
Job Posting
: Jan 9, 2020
Unposting Date
: Ongoing
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