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Purdue University Seeks Research Analyst

December 09, 2021

Position Title                                                                                                                                     506017_1638462687712_PULogo
Research Analyst, Senior
Job Description 
Under the guidance of the MRCC / Indiana State Climate Office Director, you will build scientific decision-support and informational tools, modify and enhance pre-existing code and scripts at the MRCC, and work with climate data for the MRCC website, presentations, and relevant reports. You will also contribute to the development of figures and diagrams, perform statistical data analysis, and contribute to other computational needs within the MRCC.


  • Bachelor’s degree in either an atmospheric or computer science discipline
  • 4 years of relevant experience with at least (1) of those years working with observational scientific data that utilized statistical and exploratory data analysis skills
  • Development of online tools and/or resources that utilized observational scientific data
  • Demonstrated ability to follow and/or develop deadlines and follow through in timely and efficient manner
  • Contribute to overall project deliverables


  • Master’s degree in atmospheric science or related discipline
  • 3 years of experience working with observational atmospheric data that utilized statistical and exploratory data analysis skills
  • Development of online tools that utilize data access routines (e.g., APIs) and JSON, GRIB, and netCDF formats
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries like HighCharts or Tableau and Tablesorter
  • Webpage development
  • GIS Server skills
  • MySQL (or SQL) database experience

Additional Information:

  • This posting represents 2 vacancies
  • All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue guidelines. To learn more, visit
  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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