Position Available: Research Oceanographer at NOAA Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry

Date: 
9 February 2018

Position Available
Research Oceanographer
Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Application deadline: 26 February 2018

For more information, go to:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490425400 (Public Announcement)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490427700 (Federal Employees Announcement)

For questions, contact:
Eric Leuliette
Email: Eric.Leuliette [at] noaa.gov
Phone: 301-683-3380


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) invites applications for the position of Research Oceanographer. This permanent full-time position will be located in the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), Center for Satellite Application and Research (STAR), and Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division (SOCD) in College Park, Maryland.

Duties of this position include:

  • Provide expertise in ocean sciences;
  • Develop, implement, and oversees algorithms for deriving oceanic measurements from satellite observations;
  • Validate satellite-derived measurements against ground truth observations and other data;
  • Guide satellite instrument calibration.
  • Develop and conduct hypothesis-driven original research studies to understand the geophysical state of the ocean and impacts on climate and weather,
  • Publish research results in technical reports, journal articles, or requirement documents in which all may be presented at scientific conferences and seminars;
  • Lead, plan, and develop analyses designed to drive improvements in altimetry products and to facilitate the development of new products;
  • Interact with diverse partners, team members, and users;
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork and collaboration; and
  • Promote understanding of scientific developments, approaches, and techniques.

Application deadline: 26 February 2018

For more information, including qualifications and application requirements, go to:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490425400 (Public Announcement)
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/490427700 (Federal Employees Announcement)

For questions, contact:
Eric Leuliette
Email: Eric.Leuliette [at] noaa.gov
Phone: 301-683-3380