Research Associate


15 February 2024 - 31 March 2024

The Cooperative Institute for Severe and High-Impact Weather Research and Operations (CIWRO) at The University of Oklahoma (OU) is currently looking for a Research Associate to work with the Behavioral Insights Unit (BIU). The BIU is a cross-functional team that evaluates how weather information is used and acted upon by various entities including the general public and NWS stakeholders. This position will be located in Norman, OK, housed within the National Weather Center (NWC), a highly collaborative operational, research, and academic environment containing several NOAA and OU organizations. The successful candidate will work directly with development meteorologists and social scientists and will have opportunities to interact with the National Weather Service, National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) and other NOAA labs, and the broader meteorological community.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  1. A Master’s degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Communication, User-Centered Design, or a related area is preferred.
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  3. Ability to work and communicate effectively in diverse team environments.