Air Pollution Data Analyst and Project Manager
Tracking Code: 908-200
This position for an air pollution data analyst and project manager is in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, a world leader in developing satellite datasets of atmospheric trace gases and aerosols for stratospheric ozone layer and air pollution research. The successful candidate will (a) lead independent and team-oriented scientific analyses of satellite data of air pollution and communicate the research in scientific, peer-reviewed publications and presentations at both national and international conference and (b) manage existing projects and developing new project concepts that enable the use of satellite data by stakeholders (e.g., federal and state agencies, non-governmental organizations, private companies) for health and air quality applications. (For examples of some air pollution datasets and existing projects, visit https://airquality.gsfc.nasa.gov/.) He/she will be encouraged to seek air pollution research funding by leading and/or contributing to scientific proposals, primarily submitted to NASA research announcements. The work will be conducted in a team-oriented environment with other NASA Goddard scientists, building collaborations with scientific researchers and stakeholders outside of NASA.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Education: Master's degree in physical sciences (Ph.D. preferred)
Experience: 5+ years research experience in the atmospheric sciences or related fieldSuccessful record of independent research and publications in remote sensing
Work will be performed in an office or computer lab environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear. Keyboarding for large time spans each day may be a significant part of this position.
Travel: Some travel will be required.
Applicants should apply to the posting at https://usracareers.silkroad.com/ and include a letter of interest, resume, or curriculum vita. Additional information on USRA can be found at www.usra.edu.
Job Location: GREENBELT, Maryland, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.