Assistant Research Scientist/Faculty Specialist – NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information


Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Closing Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 


The University of Maryland / Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies (UMD/CISESS) is looking for a talented and self-motivated candidate to start a new and promising career supporting the research, development, and transition projects funded by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Responsibilities include:

(a) Supporting ocean acidification data management and data product development;

(b) Generating gridded coastal and global ocean data products by using NCEI’s World Ocean Atlas tools (Fortran based);

(c) Support environmental data management activities for shipboard data owned and collected by OMAO, e.g., archival support, maintenance of existing OMAO specific products and services, and annual reporting.

The incumbent is encouraged to conduct collaborative research with NOAA scientists. This position requires occasional travel to both domestic and international destinations to present at meetings and conferences.  This is a multiple-year position with good potential for promotion, subject to annual performance evaluation and renewal.


  • A master’s degree (or above) in oceanography and related physical sciences (including STEM)
  • Excellent skills with the FORTRAN, Python, and SQL programming
  • Proficient in verbal and written English, and presentation skills
  • U.S. citizenship or Permanent resident (Green Card holder) is required.

To Apply: Interested candidates should send a CV with a list of at least 3 professional references and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the posted requirements to

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