MWO Announces New Shared Research Position With Plymouth State
Are you a PhD-level meteorologist with a sense of adventure, a desire to teach students and an interest in performing cutting-edge research? Have we got the job for you!
MWO has entered into a new research partnership with Plymouth State University and is now hiring for a new staff position, Director of Research. This individual will also serve on faculty in the meteorology department at Plymouth State. He/she will split their time 50/50 between the two institutions during the school year and will focus entirely on MWO-related work in the summer.
The new Director of Research will:
(1) Serve as the leader of MWO research efforts; (2) Research, write, and submit proposals for research funding; (3) Analyze, interpret, report and publish results and data from research projects; (4) Develop an active collaborative research program between MWO, PSU and outside partners; (5) Participate in MWO outreach and educational activities, serving as a primary spokesperson for MWO meteorology; (6) Collaborate with MWO Director of Summit Operations to oversee MWO?s contract research efforts; (7) Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in meteorology at PSU (e.g. mountain meteorology, boundary layer meteorology); (8) Mentor senior and/or graduate research projects relating to MWO; and (9) Serve as a graduate adviser for meteorology students.
To learn more, click the Director of Research job title on the MWO jobs page.
This is a big step forward for both the Observatory and PSU-- and it makes good sense that the university with New Hampshire's only meteorology program partners with the state's most noteworthy meteorological institution. We look forward to working with Eric, Sam, Jim and the rest of the PSU meteorology department for a long time to come.
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