Community Modeling and Analysis System

Job Postings

CMAS offers a place to post jobs related to atmospheric science, atmospheric modeling, meteorological modeling, and climate modeling. If you would like to post a job here, please email the job information to cmas@unc.edu. Make sure that you include an expiration date in your job description. If the position is hiring until filled, we will post it for 2 months, and you can ask to repost if needed.

Available Positions

  • Various Support Scientist positions with I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)   [APPLY]


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  • Photochemical Modeler (Environmental Consultant 2) with Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Air Pollution Control Division   [APPLY]


    TDEC Environmental Consultant 2
    Lead Photochemical Modeler
    Division of Air Pollution Control
    Annual Salary Range: $54,120 - $86,604

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Air Pollution Control modeling team applies advanced air quality models to simulate the transport and fate of pollutants. The Division is seeking candidates that have experience performing high level, complex technical work and provide guidance to decision makers and be a part of a dynamic, collaborative work team. The photochemical modeler assists with the State Implementation Plan (SIP) development and general air quality modeling assignments. This position will be in a leadership role to continue the development of the Division's photochemical modeling unit. The position is located in our Central Office in Nashville, TN. Currently, TDEC employees are working in alternative workspaces from their home with some scheduled time in their assigned office. Candidates for this position would be generally expected to work in the office two days a week.
    The preferred candidate for this position will have the following technical knowledge of Comprehensive Air Quality Model with Extensions (CAMx) photochemical models and Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ), Visualization Environment for Rich Date Interpretation (VERDI), and Sparse Matrix Operator Kernel Emissions (SMOKE). The preferred candidate will have experience in post-processing of modeling data as well as a strong background in scientific computer programming, and Geographic Information System (GIS). A strong background in atmospheric chemistry and physics, emission inventory development, dispersion modeling, meteorological modeling, and/or MOVES modeling. To apply for this position: http://www.tn.gov/careers.

    Highlighted Responsibilities:
    • Maintain and troubleshoot Linus-based workstations for air quality modeling use and use Python and Linux coding for modeling.
    • Prepare data inputs for CAMx domains and emissions preprocessor systems on a Linux domain.
    • Train other employees in the use of Linux commands and operations for modeling.
    • Present work products that provide technically sound modeling results.
    • Understand and apply EPA rules and guidance related to emission inventory and air quality modeling

    Pursuant to the State of Tennessee's Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State's policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person's race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.