[ESIP-all] Fwd: IRI Data Library position opening

Fox, Peter pfox at cs.rpi.edu
Wed Dec 4 13:51:07 EST 2013

Candidates interested in applying to this position, may use quick link:

Or email John.

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> From: John del Corral <jdcorral at iri.columbia.edu>
> Subject: IRI Data Library position opening
> Date: 4 December 2013 11:48:06 ET
> To: <pfox at cs.rpi.edu>
> Reply-To: John del Corral <jdcorral at iri.columbia.edu>
> Peter, I work with Benno Blumenthal on the IRI Data Library.  We 
> are advertising a Data Library position on the Columbia Univ. job site.
> The job has some interesting aspects in data curation, metadata, and semantic
> technology.
> If you know of any person or graduating student that might be interested,
> please forward this description and ask them to check the Columbia job site or contact me.
> Thank you,
> John del Corral 
> ======================================
> http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu
> Uses initiative to solve problems for dataset production and development for the IRI (International Research Institute for Climate and Society). Develops and maintains data archive documentation and training materials. Assists and supports IRI Data Library and IRI Scientists. Supports, develops and produces specialized products and tools. Supports and maintains routine data library functions. Assists other project/program roles, as directed.
> Understand atmospheric and oceanographic datasets and their impact on climate-sensitive sectors of society (e.g. agriculture, hydrology, health). Develop online analyses for these datasets that are critical for stakeholders and policy makers to reduce the risk of climate variability and climate change on these sectors. Develop online monitoring and early warning systems for particular foci within these sectors. 40%
> Works as part of a program team that develops and maintains data sets for the study of climate variability and social impacts of climate variability. Improve and maintain data curation processes that preserve the heritage of the atmosphere and ocean datasets used in the stakeholder analyses and systems. Improve metadata for these datasets and integrate with existing dataset metadata. 40%
> Works as part of a team to connect existing DL semantic technology together with new semantic implementations in the Data Library to make a more unified semantic structure. 20%
> No supervisory responsibility of others. Receives general supervision and direction. Independent judgment required within flexible parameters.   
> ================================================-- 
> John del Corral, IRI, Earth Inst. at Columbia Univ., Monell 107
> Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs., 61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
> +1 845-680-4437(v) +1 845-680-4864(F) jdcorral at iri.columbia.edu

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