[Blueboard] Job Opening For A Project Research Assistant

salve at observatory.ph salve at observatory.ph
Wed Jun 3 10:43:34 PHT 2009


Company Name:  MANILA OBSERVATORY

Company Profile:  The Manila Observatory (MO) is a scientific research
institution established in 1865, by the Jesuit mission in the Philippines.  By
then, it was already engaged in pre-disaster science doing atmospheric studies,
weather and earthquake observations until it became the official institution for
weather forecasting and later, the Philippine Weather Bureau.  At the turn of
the 21st century, the Institute finds itself addressing new challenges on the
global concern for environment and development.  With a continuing focus on
pre-disaster science that impacts directly on man's well being.  MO undertakes
research in the areas of climate change, urban air quality, and disaster risk
reduction and management.

Project Title:  REGIONAL CLIMATE MODELING

Job Position:  PROJECT RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Job Description:

•Perform climate modeling experiments to study current and future climate
patterns and variability in the Philippines and the Southeast Asian Region
•Process and analyze climate and weather data especially those that are relevant
to disaster risk management
•Participate in conferences and publish scientific reports

Qualifications:

•College graduate in the fields of natural science or engineering, with physics
and math background
•Computer programming skills (e.g. BASIC, FORTRAN OR C)
•Preferably familiar with Linux/Unix operating system
•Good oral and written communication skills
•Good interpersonal skills and a team worker
•Keen interest in environment, weather, climate and air quality

Interested candidates are invited to personally submit a letter of application
with resume, transcript of records and recent passport size photograph, on or
before 15 June 2009 at the Human Resource Office, Manila Observatory, Ateneo de
Manila Campus, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.  Or you may also get in touch with
us through e-mail address: hr at observatory.ph

For more information about the company, you can visit our website: 
www.observatory.ph



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