Associate Researcher -- Rignot Group

Position overview

Salary range: 108,400-136,900

Application Window

Open date: April 2, 2024

Next review date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Rignot research group in the Department of Earth System Science, University of California Irvine, seeks to hire a full time (100%) Associate Researcher. The successful candidate will independently develop research, lead specific projects, and complete research-related tasks including writing proposals, acquisition and processing of remote sensing observations, scientific analysis of ice motion data in Greenland and Antarctica, publish in the peer-reviewed literature, and summarize/present findings at scientific conferences and in lectures to a broad audience.

A Ph.D in a relevant field, evidence of applied research experience, and expertise in satellite remote sensing and cryosphere science are required. Knowledge of satellite radar interferometry processing and analysis is required as well as experience handling large data sets on distributed computer systems. Experience advising postdoctoral fellows, researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students is required; along with experience with research supported by US funding agencies, especially NASA.

Please see the full listing here to apply.

The Department of Earth System Science acknowledges our presence on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Acjachemen and Tongva peoples, who still hold strong cultural, spiritual and physical ties to this region.