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					Computer Programmer/Analyst

The Institute of Global Environment and Society is seeking a full-time
Computer Programmer/Analyst for the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere
Studies (COLA).
The incumbent will provide computational applications programming support
for climate science projects aimed at the advancement of climate prediction
through supercomputer simulations. Particularly, the candidate will help
develop, tune and scale climate models that depend on high-performance
parallel computing systems. The position requires a highly motivated individual
with the ability to think strategically and work on multiple projects
simultaneously. The initial appointment will be one year, with a conditional
extension of up to two years. Compensation is negotiable, commensurate with
preparation and experience.

Qualifications Required:
B.S. in Computer Science or other closely related discipline
Excellent knowledge of Linux and UNIX
Working knowledge and proficiency in Fortran programming
Working knowledge of communication libraries MPI, OpenMP, etc.
Perl/Python/Shell scripting experience
Familiarity with high-performance file systems
(Desired) Experience in providing technical support in a scientific environment
Please send your resume and contact information of three references to:
Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
4041 Powder Mill Road, Suite 302
Calverton, MD 20705

The position will remain open until filled, but applications received before 1
February 2010 will receive best consideration. COLA is a center in the Institute
of Global Environment and Society ( ) located in the suburbs of
Washington DC, together with the Center for Research on the Environment and
Water and the George Mason University Climate Dynamics department, and is
in close proximity to several federal labs and agencies. IGES is an equal
opportunity employer.

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