CIRES/ NSIDC Technical Writer

The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, seeks a Technical Writer, who will be a part of the Science Communications Group.

 

Date posted

Jan. 25, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 am

Organization

CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Location

  • United States

Job description

CIRES/ NSIDC Technical Writer

Job Summary

The Technical Writer, who will be a part of the Science Communications Group, interacts with several teams at NSIDC to publish and upkeep cryospheric data sets for use by the scientific communities served by NSIDC. The Technical Writer creates and maintains documentation for a broad array of scientific data sets describing remote sensing, airborne, or in situ data. This includes researching and writing about the methods, instrumentation, algorithms, and processing steps used to collect the data. In addition to data set user guides, the Technical Writer manages metadata information and maintains associated web content.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

At CIRES, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, more than 800 environmental scientists work to understand the dynamic Earth system, including people’s relationship with the planet. CIRES is a partnership of NOAA and the University of Colorado Boulder, and our areas of expertise include weather and climate, changes at the Earth’s poles, air quality and atmospheric chemistry, water resources, and solid Earth sciences. Our vision is to be instrumental in ensuring a sustainable future environment by advancing scientific and societal understanding of the Earth system: https://cires.colorado.edu
 
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at the University of Colorado at Boulder, serves as a national information and referral center in support of snow and ice research. NSIDC is a trusted source of cryospheric data and services, and is a leader in research and development within this field. https://nsidc.org 

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science field, preferably an Earth science subject area.
  • Two years of professional writing experience.

For more details

https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/CIRES-NSIDC-Technical-Writer/28303