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Senior Scientific Specialist, Climatology

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Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) is seeking to hire a Climatology Software Developer (Official Title: Senior Scientific Specialist, Climatology to provide climatology data analysis, computational programming, and support for product development for the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC). For a full description and submission instructions can be found hereà

The Midwestern Regional Climate Center is a cooperative program between the National Centers for Environmental Information and the Illinois State Water Survey in Champaign, Illinois. This position provides applied climatology to develop and provide climate information and data analysis for the Midwest, using a combination of UNIX/LINUX shell scripting, application programming in a variety of computer languages (e.g., Python, R, Perl, Java, C++), GIS data visualization, and SQL database interaction. For a full description and submission instructions can be found hereà

Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) is part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Our research and service programs provide citizens, industries, and government agencies at all levels with timely, science-based information and analyses necessary to manage our water resources wisely for economic development and a sustainable environment. Learn more at

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit