[ESIP-all] fw: Re: data product specialist job posting
Carol B. Meyer
carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
Sat Jun 27 07:38:14 EDT 2009
> The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) seeks two
> Product Specialists to conceive and develop scientific products at the
> IRIS Data Management Center (DMC) in Seattle. This is an excellent
> opportunity for motivated individuals to be a part of an international
> seismological data center and participate in the EarthScope project.
> These positions are part of an exciting new direction for the DMC in
> developing derived data products that will further serve as research
> resources. Products will be identified and developed in consultation
> with the IRIS DMS Data Products Working Group and other members of the
> community. The range of product types can potentially span all of the
> research fields supported by EarthScope and will involve interaction
> with IRIS and related academic communities. Examples of data products
> that the DMC will investigate are ground motion animations,
> tomographic model displays, synthetic seismograms and pre-processed
> seismic waveforms.
> The selected applicants will perform the following duties:
> * Identification and specification of data products in coordination
> with the Data Products Working Group
> * Prototyping of new data products in coordination with the DMC
> software development team.
> Successful applicants should have an understanding of modern
> seismological practices and data methods, particularly with experience
> in time series analysis. A Masters degree or higher in geophysics
> would be a distinct advantage. Applicants should have experience with
> a Unix/Solaris/Mac OSX operating environment and have at least basic
> Unix shell programming capability; experience with Perl, or other
> programming languages would be advantageous. Experience with MATLAB
> would be a distinct advantage. Familiarity with relational database
> systems and operational experience with large amounts of data are also
> IRIS is a university consortium with more than 100 institutional
> members. IRIS is funded by the National Science Foundation to support
> facilities for research in seismology and the Earth Sciences. IRIS
> offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
> This position is related to data from the EarthScope project. For
> more information on IRIS and EarthScope consult http://www.iris.edu
> and http://www.EarthScope.org
> Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume highlighting
> pertinent work experience and the names and contact information for at
> least two references by July 10th, 2009 to job at iris.washington.edu
> with the subject line "Product Specialist Search".
> IRIS is an equal opportunity employer.
> On Jun 26, 2009, at 7:56 AM, Robert Casey wrote:
> >> From: "Carol B. Meyer" <carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org>
> >> Date: June 25, 2009 5:25:05 PM PDT
> >> To: <rob at iris.washington.edu>
> >> Subject: Re: [ESIP-all] data product specialist job posting
> >> Reply-To: carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org
> >> Of course. If you'd like to send to me, I'll post for you.
> >> Carol
> >> Carol B. Meyer
> >> Executive Director
> >> Foundation for Earth Science
> >> 919-870-7140 (phone)
> >> 919-870-7141 (fax)
> >> -------- Original Message --------
> >>> From: Robert Casey <rob at iris.washington.edu>
> >>> Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2009 6:49 PM
> >>> To: "Carol B. Meyer" <carol.meyer at earthsciencefoundation.org>
> >>> Subject: Re: [ESIP-all] data product specialist job posting
> >>> Hi Carol-
> >>> I'm from the IRIS Data Management Center in Seattle Washington. We
> >>> serve the Geosciences community with near-realtime seismic data from
> >>> all over the world. We're currently putting out a posting for two
> >>> positions that require a geosciences background, as well as
> >>> computer-
> >>> related experience to develop derivative data products from our
> >>> archive holdings.
> >>> Would it be possible for us to advertise this position on the ESIP-
> >>> all mailing list or is this not an appropriate place for it? We're
> >>> trying to extend our reach to get the best possible candidates.
> >>> IRIS
> >>> is not currently a member of ESIP, so that may be a factor as well.
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> -Robert Casey
> >>> Director of Software Engineering
> >>> IRIS Data Management Center
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