The purpose of this position is to provide scientific support analysis to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. Developing, advising, and conducting research and field investigations. This role is heavy in analysis and detailed scientific reporting for research publications.
- Technically competent in at least two of the following technical disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, biology (botanist, terrestrial, aquatic, wildlife, marine, micro, fisheries, and wetlands), chemical sciences (inorganic, organic, analytical, and geochemical), climatology, computer science, ecological, environmental, biophysical, cryospheric, geology, geography, hydrological, limnological, meteorology, oceanographic, pharmacological, physics, soils, statistical, toxicological, water resources, and zoological sciences.
- Advises on and/or performs research or other professional and scientific work.
- Develops mathematical models and designs computer software programs for analysis of engineering, scientific and biological systems problems.
- Responsible for design and oversight of field investigations, data interpretation, evaluation and design or mitigation actions, and report preparation.
- Develops and maintains quality assurance data to support analyses and writes technical reports and papers for publication.
- Participates in peer reviews of programs, in workshops, and in conferences.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
- Must possess an MA/MS in an environmental, scientific, or technical discipline.
- Minimum of 10 years of professional and/or academic experience. Advanced degrees or certifications may qualify for shorter periods of required experience.