Lidar Research Scientist – Atmospheric Science


The world-class UWKA Facility is owned and operated by the University of Wyoming and funded through the National Science Foundation’s Facilities for Atmospheric Research and Education (NSF-FARE) Program. The successful applicant will help transform the Next Generation Wyoming King Air 350 Research Aircraft into a mission-ready observational platform to serve the atmospheric science research community as the pre-eminent small aircraft for atmospheric research and education.

This full-time onsite position will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the Facility’s Wyoming Cloud Lidars (WCL), including hardware, optics, instrument alignment, data acquisition and data processing workflows. This scientist will also participate in airborne science missions as an aircraft scientific crew member. Experience with airborne research and/or in-situ instrument measurements is highly desired but not required.