The successful applicant will provide essential support for research and teaching activities of the Center, managing critical data, software, and hardware needs. This position also fields public and media inquiries related to weather and climate change issues and interacts with undergraduate students by teaching a course on climatology each fall semester. Occasional travel and on-call hours are expected.

Candidates must have a background in meteorology, climatology, paleoclimatology, or a related field (minimum requirement is an M.S.
degree); be familiar with statistical methods of climate data analysis; have programming experience (e.g. - FORTRAN, IDL, MATLAB) and experience with using NetCDF.

Review of applications begins Tuesday, 19 January 2010.
Position is open until filled.

Further information on Climate Center activities is available at:

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. Materials may be submitted via email ( or mailed in hardcopy to:

Climate Center Search Committee
Department of Geosciences
University of Massachusetts
611 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003

For further information, please contact:
Raymond Bradley