CIFAR

Cooperative Institute for Alaska Research

Current Job Opportunities

Listings below are not directly linked with CIFAR, but may be of interest to CIFAR affiliates and awardees.

Sea Ice Associate Scientist Oceanography Section Climate and Global Dynamics Lab
A sea ice associate scientist position with full-year base salary support is open in the Oceanography Section of the Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory (CGD) of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. The primary function of this position is to serve as a community liaison for the CESM Polar Climate Working Group (PCWG). The successful candidate will actively participate in a new sea ice model consortium, provide support for university community scien+sts to incorporate new developments into the CESM3 sea ice model, contribute to CESM project software engineering activities, and contribute to analysis of polar climate related aspects of model simulations. This is an associate scientist posi+on and will be filled at the Associate Scientist II level. For more informa+on and to apply for this position visit here with tracking code 17054. Initial consideration of applications will begin 4 January 2017. Thereafter, applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis.


The Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) at the University of Washington currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH SCIENTIST/ENGINEER 2.The work will be in collaboration with fisheries scientists at NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) to consider research topics such as the extent and degree of changing ocean conditions, shifts in the horizontal and vertical ranges of fish species outside historical norms, rates of such shifts, and possible different responses of shallow-water and deep-water species. The work will lead to publications in scientific journals. Other developmental tasks associated with processing and analysis of oceanographic time series and profiles may be assigned, and the incumbent may participate in research cruises up to two weeks per year. This is a full-time appointment of 18 months duration.