4 Physical Scientists, various roles - Asheville, NC, or Boulder, CO, USA

The National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) has opened four vacancies in its Climatic Science and Services Division.

These positions are all classified as Physical Scientist at the ZP-1301-04 level.


Three of these positions are located in Asheville, NC, and one in Boulder, CO.

You must be a US Citizen or National to apply.

Position 1

Paleoclimate: This position will serve as the Director of the World Data Service for Paleoclimatology and lead of the Paleoclimatology Product Area. This position will be located in Boulder, where all NCEI federal paleoclimatology staff are currently located.

Position 2

Reanalysis: This position will primarily support the Surface Air Properties Product area; it will address interoperable, analysis-ready data in the cloud, with an emphasis on spatially complete products derived from statistical and physical climate models such as reanalyses.

Position 3

Extremes: This position will primarily support the Climate Extremes Product Area; it will manage a program that addresses high impact and societally relevant events such as heat waves and heavy precipitation, including support of NOAA attribution initiatives.

Position 4

Socioeconomic: This position will primarily support the Climate Reports and Assessments Product Area; it will focus on the development of products and services that merge environmental and social science data from across NOAA, the federal government, and industry, expanding upon the highly successful Billion Dollar Disasters product line.


Applications close 26 October 2020.

For full position descriptions and application instructions, go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581374200

Further information

Please address questions about these positions to Rodney Williams: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.