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Research Assistant

Are you a recent undergraduate with a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Science, or Engineering? Ready to dive into the real world and put your skills to the test? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team as a Research Assistant acting as an auxiliary to a team developing an Earth System Model. This role will work well for someone passionate about software development and scientific research, eager to grow within an agile framework and contribute to groundbreaking projects. You will be at the heart of our development process, maintaining a vibrant team environment and ensuring innovation and efficiency drive our projects. Our modern firm offers a 4-day work week (Mon-Thurs) and competitive compensation.

Requirements

A candidate with a strong foundation in Applied Mathematics, Science, or Engineering, complemented by practical scientific computing skills (Python/MATLAB/Julia) is ideal. Experience in shell scripting and markdown will be beneficial. You'll have mastered ODEs, Feedback Systems, Statistics, Classical Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Heat Transfer principles. We value team players who are agile enthusiasts, ready to lead small software development teams, conduct standups, and manage sprints. Your ability to prioritize tasks, maintain effective communication channels, and promote positive agile practices will be crucial. A commitment to high-quality software development and a keen interest in scientific research are must-haves.

Responsibilities

As our Research Assistant, you will spearhead our software development efforts, leading agile teams through daily standups, planning, and retrospective meetings. You'll prioritize tasks, maintain backlogs, and continuously deliver software value increments. Your role will involve both development and research activities—coding in multiple languages, conducting quality assurance, reviewing scientific literature, and contributing to creating research articles. Presenting findings, synthesizing notes, and actively participating in brainstorming sessions will also be essential for your job. You'll have the unique opportunity to contribute to both our software projects and scientific research, making a tangible impact on our success.

Posted on: March 31, 2024, 8:19 p.m.

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