Assistant Research Scientist
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
S&E - Physical & Environmental Sciences
Proposed Minimum Salary
Corpus Christi, Texas
TAMU-CC is a dynamic university designated as both a
Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority-Serving Institution
(MSI) with approximately 11,000 students from 47 states and 54
foreign nations. We employ over 1,400 full-time and 2,000 part-time
Islanders (including students/GAs). The University attracts highly
talented faculty and staff and offers an array of undergraduate and
graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As a member of the
Texas A&M University System, TAMU-CC benefits from a range of
resources, increased visibility and influence, and opportunities to
collaborate in mutually beneficial ways with peers across member
institutions and associated agencies.
TAMU-CC's beautiful campus is located on a 240 acre island on
Corpus Christi Bay and was ranked #1 College by the Sea by Best
College Reviews. Our natural setting is enhanced by its modern,
attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support
From our generous
and professional development opportunities, to
our retirement programs and our commitment to service excellence,
the Island University is an engaging and rewarding place to
Glimpse into the Job
This position is to support Dr. Chuntao Liu's research group by
assisting in research, management of instruments, and mentoring
Opportunities to Contribute
- Support NASA PMM science, focusing on the studies of
precipitation and properties of convective systems using 20+ years
of TRMM and GPM observations. Current research directions include,
but not limited to, remote sensing of precipitation with radar and
passive microwave radiometers; understanding of extreme weather
events, including relationship between lightning and the properties
of convection; morphology and organization of convective systems;
trace gases vertical transport by deep convection by using machine
- Support NSF global electric circuit research, focusing on the
studies of global electrified clouds and its contribution to the
atmospheric electricity system. The duties also include the
maintaining the ground observation equipment and support the
MYESNSA field campaign at Barrow, Alaska and other
- Lead the graduate students in the research topics and assist
mentoring of undergraduate students in the research lab.
What You Will Need
- Perform other duties as assigned.
What They Would Like to See
- PhD in Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Engineering, Computer
Science, Mathematics, or other closely related fields.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Related Journal Article publications.
- Experience in the management of large data sets, and proficient
visualization with IDL or Python.
- Familiarity with severe storms and satellite remote
- Due to deemed export controls, a petition for a Visa is not
possible. Applicants must be US-persons such as US citizens,
permanent residents, or granted protected legal status under 8
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a
criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon
the institution's verification of credentials and/or other
information required by the institution's procedures, including the
completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
committed to diversity.
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