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WINTRE-MIX Researcher

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Boulder, Colorado

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Research Faculty



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Job Summary

The Friedirch Research Group encourages applications for a Researcher to help with the WINTRE-MIX project! The overarching goal of the research is to better understand how multi-scale processes influence the variability and predictability of precipitation type and amount under near-freezing surface conditions. The Winter Precipitation Type Research Multi-scale Experiment (WINTRE-MIX), conducted near Montreal, Canada during February - March 2022, and the data analysis that follows the experiment are designed to address this overarching goal. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) at the University of Colorado Boulder provides a world-class, interdisciplinary research and educational environment to examine the dynamical, physical, and chemical processes that occur in the atmosphere and ocean. A major theme is the establishment of a physical basis for observing, modeling, and understanding climate and global change.

CU Boulder is located in a region having the greatest concentration of geophysical researchers in the nation and perhaps the world. The proximity of ATOC to this atmospheric and oceanic science excellence is the foundation of our outstanding philosophy and vision, which elevates our department to one of worldwide prominence. The guiding principle of ATOC is to be the focal point for atmospheric and oceanic science education and research training in this geographic region of world-renowned excellence. The University of Colorado, Boulder was ranked number one in atmospheric science in ShanghaiRanking's 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

The applicant will assist in the preparation and execution of the experiment and the post-processing of the observational data. In particular, the applicant will deploy and maintain surface instruments prior to and during the experiment and will operate one of the ground-based radars during the experiment. After the experiment, the applicant will assist in bringing the instruments back as well as uploading and quality controlling the observational data. After that, the applicant will start analyzing some of the collected data to address the research objective.

What You Should Know

The position is for the duration of January 1, 2022 – August 15, 2022. 

What We Can Offer

Compensation for this position will be $20.00 per hour.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

B.S. or B.A. in meteorology or any related field. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following material
  1. Resume/CV
Position will remain open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

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