Information about paid summer research positions for undergrads and grads (Opportunity: Open)

By: miker  on: Mon., Jan. 10, 2022 12:10 PM EST  (880 Reads)
The Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) designs and implements strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on diverse underrepresented groups. Towards this end, the IBP has created the website www.PathwaysToScience.org(external link) as a resource to help students find paid summer research programs and fully funded STEM graduate programs. The site has a searchable database of 600+ undergrad summer research positions and 60+ graduate summer research programs, all paid and fully funded. Deadlines are approaching!
Direct link to the searchable database:
https://pathwaystoscience.org/programs.aspx?descriptorhub=SummerResearch_Summer%20Research%20Opportunity(external link)

HAO Announces Newkirk Graduate Research Fellowship (Opportunity: March 1, 2022)

By: miker  on: Thu., Jan. 06, 2022 11:29 AM EST  (767 Reads)
The High Altitude Observatory of the National Center for Atmospheric Research announces the availability of Newkirk Fellowships. The Newkirk Fellowship provides financial support to graduate students for research visits to HAO, allowing for 3 to 6 months per year in a single visit. The total supported length is 9 months, which can be spread out over up to 3 years. Newkirk Fellows will work with guidance from HAO scientists and engineers on projects related to their thesis, qualifying exams, or other research projects within the scope of HAO research including study of the Earth's upper atmosphere, solar physics and solar-terrestrial physics through observation, theory and instrumentation. To be eligible for the fellowship, the student must be enrolled full-time in a university graduate program having common interest with HAO research goals. The program website is https://www2.hao.ucar.edu/partnerships/visitor-program/newkirk-fellowship(external link) and the application deadline for fellowships starting in 2022 is March 1, 2022.
The NASA Airborne Science Program invites highly motivated advanced undergraduates who will be rising seniors in summer 2022 to apply for participation in the 14th annual NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP 2022). Students will work in multi-disciplinary teams to study surface, atmospheric, and oceanographic processes. Participants will fly onboard a NASA research aircraft and assist in the operation of instruments to sample and measure atmospheric gases and aerosols and to image land and water surfaces in multiple spectral bands. Along with airborne data collection, students will participate in taking measurements at field sites. Each student will complete an individual research project from the data collected. The eight-week program begins June 12, 2022 and concludes August 5, 2022.
Applicants must be US citizens. For more information and to apply: https://baeri.org/sarp(external link)
Application Deadline: January 26, 2022

NCAR HAO Postdoctoral Positions Available (Opportunity: December 10, 2021)

By: miker  on: Thu., Oct. 28, 2021 11:00 PM EDT  (939 Reads)
The High Altitude Observatory (HAO) at The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) offers postdoctoral fellowships to early career Ph.D. scientists interested in theoretical, experimental and observational studies of the solar and terrestrial system. Successful applicants will pursue research in collaboration with members of the HAO scientific staff. The HAO postdoc program is closely coordinated with the postdoc program of NCAR’s Advanced Study Program (ASP) and prospective applicants should apply through ASP and specify HAO as their host laboratory. See https://www2.hao.ucar.edu/partnerships/visitor-program/postdoctoral-fellows(external link) for further details.
Deadline for applications: December 10, 2021

Release of pyDARN Version 2.2 announced

By: miker  on: Thu., Oct. 28, 2021 04:23 PM EDT  (1518 Reads)
On behalf of the SuperDARN Data Visualization Working Group, Marina Schmidt of the University of Saskatchewan has announced the release of version 2.2 of pyDARN, a python library used for data visualization of SuperDARN data. It can be downloaded from pip via:

pip install pydarn
or upgrade if you already have it
pip install --upgrade pydarn
or Zenodo: https://zenodo.org/record/5605069(external link)

Please cite in any publications when using pyDARN.
The documentation for pyDARN includes tutorials for the new features: https://pydarn.readthedocs.io/en/main/index.html(external link)
For a description of the new features and additional information, click 'Read More'

NCAR Advanced Study Program for postdoctoral fellows (Opportunity: Dec. 10, 2021)

By: miker  on: Wed., Oct. 27, 2021 11:51 AM EDT  (1051 Reads)
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) located in Boulder, Colorado sponsors postdoctoral fellowships through the Advanced Study Program (ASP) in areas broadly related to NCAR strategic priorities (https://ncar.ucar.edu/who-we-are/strategic-plan), including Earth system science and actionable science. Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. or should expect to complete their degree requirements by October 2022. Applications from all related fields are welcomed. Fellowships are for 2 years and carry an annual salary of $70,270, travel budget of $3500 annually, in addition to a relocation allowance and full health and retirement benefits.
Virginia Tech graduate Dr. Dong Lin is a current ASP postdoc and is available to answer questions about the program.
Review application instructions here: https://asp.ucar.edu/postdocs/prospective-applicants(external link)
For further information about this position and to submit your application, see this link: https://ucar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UCAR_Careers/job/Mesa-Lab-Building/ASP-Postdoctoral-Fellow_REQ-2021-304-1(external link)

Application deadline: December 10, 2021
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