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The University of Washington Puget Sound Institute is located at the Center for Urban Waters on Tacoma’s Thea Foss Waterway.

Job opening: Research Scientist/Engineer Assistant

The University of Washington Puget Sound Institute is seeking a Research Scientist experienced in applying state of the art numerical models, or analysis and reporting of results for large model and measured physical data sets. This position will expand current capabilities within the Puget Sound Institute and the Salish Sea Modeling Center at the Center for Urban Waters, supporting applied water quality modeling for regional utilities, research centers, environmental NGOs, and state, federal, and tribal governments. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience in data analysis using Python or MATLAB, or related coding experience, and communicating the scientific findings of coastal oceanography modeling or related disciplines, in reports and papers.  This full-time position with benefits has a preferred start date in February 2022, and is currently funded for one year with the expectation of continuation. The position is housed at the Center for Urban Waters in Tacoma, working in-person with the potential for some teleworking.

Read the full job description and apply for the position at the University of Washington Human Resources website.

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