Research Engineer

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Aug 24, 2022
Closes
Oct 12, 2022
Ref
FAC8844
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Research EngineerThe George Mason University, Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems (CSISS) invites enthusiastic and qualified applicants to apply to our Research Engineer position. This position is full-time with benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year, and is subject to annual renewal based on performance and the availability of funding. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason Science is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A-JEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.About the Department:Located in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, George Mason University is the largest public university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with a diverse student body. Affiliated with College of Science, CSISS is a university research center in geoinformatics. CSISS conducts research funded by U.S. federal agencies and international organizations. For more information about the center, please visit http://csiss.gmu.edu/Responsibilities:The incumbent will collaborate with the project team and the PI to provide programming support to researchers in the center by developing, implementing and maintaining computer model code to support air quality modeling. The incumbent will also provide general support to other research activities in externally funded project.Required Qualifications:M.S. in computer science or atmospheric sciences;Intensive experience with air quality modeling and emission modeling, proficient in running SMOKE, CMAQ and other air quality models; andExcellent team work skills and communication skills.Preferred Qualifications:Considerable (generally 5+ years) of experience in emission and air quality modeling;Prior experience with SMOKE based emission processing for anthropogenic and natural sources; andCapable of debugging SMOKE and CMAQ source code and scripts.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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