Arctic Research Scientist
AER - Lexington, MA

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Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (AER) invites applications for an Arctic
Research Scientist position, to be filled as soon as possible at our Lexington, MA office. The
selected candidate is expected to contribute to and expand current AER efforts in ocean and
atmospheric modeling, satellite remote sensing, and climate analyses for the Arctic and
surrounding regions. The position will provide ample opportunities to collaborate with
a broad group of scientists both at AER and at prestige academic institutions in the area.

Both early career and more advanced career candidates are encouraged to apply to this position.
Minimum requirements are a PhD in atmospheric, oceanic or cryospheric sciences, plus 2 years
of post-doctoral experience. The desired candidates should have a demonstrated ability to work
independently, publish in the peer-reviewed literature, and develop their own research agenda,
commensurate with respective age and career level. Ability to lead an externally funded research
program is essential. Strong technical and communication skills and team-building abilities
in a competitive R&D environment are also required. Experience in ocean-atmosphere-sea-ice
coupled modeling and data assimilation methods is highly desired. The following are required:
  • Research experience in Arctic/high latitude science
  • Technical capabilities in the area of atmosphere-ocean-sea-ice modeling
  • Leadership experience and/or capability
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
The following are desired:
  • Experience with data assimilation methods
  • Working knowledge of coupled modeling, nesting and high resolution setups
  • Familiarity with Arctic/high latitude datasets
  • Strong connections with Arctic/high latitude research groups, community at large
AER offers a competitive wage and benefit package. AER is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) helps businesses and governments better anticipate and manage climate and weather-related risks. Large insurance, energy and investment firms count on AER to help them decrease weather-related losses and increase profitability by integrating state-of-the-art climate science and weather information into their planning and decision processes. Large government agencies like NOAA, NASA and the Departments of Defense and Energy rely on AER’s scientists to help solve weather and climate related problems of vital national importance in energy, environment, national security and climate change. Established in 1977, AER is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics. For more information visit .

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