Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_220471 Department: School of Natural Resources-0844 Description of Work: Works with climate, remote sensing and social science faculty and associated experts and collaborators on a variety of operational drought tools and datasets; involved with research projects on an as needed basis. This position will have familiarity with the R statistical package as well as MATLAB and ESRI ArcGIS and ArcGIS Pro as well as programming and scripting within these packages. NetCDF open source python experience is necessary. This position will assist in the development and maintenance of several drought information systems for international partners. Employee should be familiar with the relational databases and experience with Structured Query Language ( SQL ). Employee assists NDMC faculty and staff in the assessment of new and emerging technologies that may support or enhance the work that the NDMC is doing or the services they are offering. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination . Minimum Required Qualifications: B.A./B.S. in geography, climatology, meteorology, computer science, statistics, natural resources, GIS , environmental/water sciences, or related field plus three years experience with GIS applications specifically Qgis, ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, ESRI ArcGIS Pro, statistical applications, and environmental modeling/applications. This may come in the form of work, advanced degree or research projects or a combination of both. Experience with NetCDF, binary rasters, asci rasters, grib and various other data types will be necessary. Programing or scripting experience is required. Excellent computer and organizational skills as well as, oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must have a valid driver's license and meet UNL driver eligibility requirements. Preferred Qualifications: M.A./M.S. in geography, climatology, meteorology, computer science, statistics, natural resources, GIS , environmental/water sciences, or related field. Experience in the following areas: 1) advanced skills in the ESRI ArcGIS, Qgis, R, PCA , Mathmatica and MATLAB packages, 2) familiarity with ERDAS IMAGINE or Exelis VIS ENVI , 3) experience with ESRI ArcGIS Server and Google Earth Engine, 4) familiarity with geoweb services including but not limited to image, feature, map, json, geojson, kml, and OGC services, and 5) preference will be given for experience in scripting and programming using one or more of the following: Arcade, R, Python, MATLAB and IDL . Five years' experience in one or more of these areas with a BA/BS and one year of experience with MA/MS and 5) experience with machine learning/data mining methods and analyses. Posted Salary: $51,425 minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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