GFDL Research Physical Scientist (Closes 01/02/2024)

The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) currently has a Research Physical Scientist employment opportunity available in the Atmospheric Physics division.

As a Research Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Lead research projects related to the physics, chemistry, transport and optics of tropospheric aerosols with computational models and use of observations.
  • Develop new representations of aerosol-radiation and aerosol-cloud interactions in climate models. Diagnose variations and trends in aerosol direct and indirect effects based on model simulations and other observation data.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences; prepare and present technical papers before professional groups. Contribute to research findings that may be shared at national and international meetings and documented in published articles and reports.
  • Maintain scientific and technical liaison with personnel in other laboratories, universities, and industrial concerns for exchanging technical information and ideas and collaborating on projects of interest to the agencies.

Note: These duties are described at the full performance level of the ZP-4; The ZP-3 is developmental leading to such performance.

The announcement opens 12/18/2023 and closes on 1/2/2024.