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Volume XXIII, Issue 49

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Table of Contents

1. MEETING: 2nd Announcement for NExSS Workshop Without Walls: Impact of Exoplanetary Space Weather on Climate and Habitability, November 29-December 2, 2016

2. JOB OPENING: Scientific Programmer, Space Dynamics Laboratory



MEETING: 2nd Announcement for NExSS Workshop Without Walls: Impact of Exoplanetary Space Weather on Climate and Habitability, November 29-December 2, 2016

From: Vladimir Airapetian (vladimir.airapetian at nasa.gov)

This is to inform that we have posted the 2nd announcement with full agenda for our International Workshop Without Walls: Impact of Exoplanetary Space Weather on Climate and Habitability to be held in New Orleans on Nov 29-Dec 2, 2016 at NeSS web site at 

The workshop will be streamed (and archived) and can be accessed via Adobe Connect for every member of our group and broader US and international hello, astro, planetary and Earth science communities.


JOB OPENING: Scientific Programmer, Space Dynamics Laboratory

From: Kory Jenkins (kory.jenkins at usurf.usu.edu)

Space Dynamics Laboratory is seeking a scientific programmer to work with a team researching ionospheric and atmospheric impacts on communication and navigation systems.  This is a full time position in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The employee will assist the team with setup and operation of various models, data reduction and analysis, measurement system optimizations and planning activities, and documentation and reporting activities.  Candidates should be willing to work tightly with a team, but also be self motivated and able to work independently.

Candidates must have: at least a bachelors degree in physics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, or other technical field; experience programming with one or more high level language (i.e. C, C++, FORTRAN, python); experience with one or more graphical data languages (i.e., IDL, Matlab); experience performing data reduction, comparison, and analysis; experience configuring and running existing scientific models; good verbal and written communication skills. Must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a U.S. government security clearance.

Candidates are desired to have: an advanced degree in a relevant field; experience generating data analysis and reduction programs for specialized analysis; experience creating and/or using signal processing programs; experience creating and/or modifying large multi-threaded scientific models; experience reducing and analyzing large/complicated data sets; experience creating empirical and/or first-principles scientific models; experience performing scientific programming tasks in a Linux environment; and proven communication skills via peer reviewed publications and formal presentations.

Interested parties should apply at https://jobs.usurf.usu.edu/usurf-jobs/employment/position-details?job_position_id=9549


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