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NRL NEPTUNE Research Scientist

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Job ID: 202852
Location: MONTEREY, CA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Research Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


The performer will perform process-based studies of synoptic and mesoscale weather phenomenon in support of the NRL mission using a suite of Navy environmental numerical prediction systems including the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPS®) and the next-generation Navy Environmental Prediction sysTem Utilizing the NUMA CorE (NEPTUNE) configured in real-data and idealized model simulation modes.  The performer will develop improved or new methods the increase the accuracy of the representation of moist processes within the tropics, such as convection, monsoon depressions/gyres, and the Madden-Julian Oscillation, in Navy numerical models.  The performer will perform development and testing of cloud permitting global and regional numerical simulations using NEPTUNE and evaluate the interaction of parameterized moist processes with the dynamical core.  The performer will also assist in the diagnosis of systematic model errors and mitigate these errors through advancements in model physics.


Shall have at a minimum a M.S. degree in Meteorology, Oceanography, Physical Science, Computer Science, or in a related Mathematics and Engineering fields.

Must be a co-developer of global and/or mesoscale NWP models and scripting for the management of job submission and data processing tasks, including error handling; provide recommendations to team lead for resolution of research issues related to global and/or mesoscale modeling problems; parallel processing computing experience.


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