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Senior Research Scientist GsAL
University of San Francisco

Date Posted May 29, 2020
Title Senior Research Scientist GsAL
University University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Geology - GIS

Senior Research Scientist GsAL

University of San Francisco


USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Senior Research Scientist GsAL

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Professor & Director of Geospatial Analysis Lab , the Senior Research Scientist conducts independent and collaborative multi-disciplinary research on convective-scale weather modeling, coupled weather-wildland fire behavior, and analysis of remote sensing data. The incumbent defines the research and development (R&D) direction of this focus area and is a leader in the field of wildland fire and weather science. Applications include prediction of wildland fire events, new methods of assimilation of weather, fuel, and fire mapping data, fire risk, climate impacts on fire, and fire emissions. This position leads the continued development of coupled weather-wildland fire models; develops sponsored R&D and negotiates with funding agency program managers as needed; and manages execution and meets reporting requirements of funded projects. This is a temporary position. The term of the position is dependent on the funding to cover the total compensation of the position. This position will be reviewed periodically to ensure continued funding still exists.

Full Job Description:


Lead working groups research agenda consistent with the grant requirements

Implement scientific research

Develop reports and technical papers as needed

Participate in virtual meetings as needed

Other duties as required


PhD in a Science related field required

10 years of experience

Part time

Pay Rate:

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