Undergraduate Forecaster

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
03/12/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
86229
Work Unit:
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Department:
Meteorology

Description

Two Undergraduate Forecaster positions are available to support the NASA-funded ACT­ America airborne research project (https://www-air.larc.nasa.gov/missions/ACT­ America/index.html). The student Forecasters will prepare and deliver weather forecasts in support of the summer 2019 ACT-America research flight campaign. Additional work gathering, quality checking, and archiving weather and flight research data associated with the flight campaign may also be needed. The positions are available for the summer of 2019. Students majoring in Meteorology and Atmospheric Science with interests in forecasting in a field campaign environment are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates may contact Prof. Ken Davis (kjd1O@psu.edu) and/or Prof. Tobias Gerken (tobias.gerken@psu.edu) for more information. Applicants should upload a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, a resume including the names and contact information for 2 references, and an academic transcript. Review of applications will begin April 1 and will be ongoing until suitable candidates are found.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088