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Employment and Research Opportunities at PCIC

PCIC is seeking to hire a Scientific Software Developer, a Co-Op Assistant Programmer/Analyst and a User Engagement and Training Specialist.

Scientific Software Developer

The Scientific Software Developer will develop and maintain high-quality scientific software from experimental software prototypes. In collaboration with PCIC climate scientists and the Computational Support team, the successful candidate will write software for incorporating climate change scenarios into engineering design guidelines for built infrastructure. The Scientific Software Developer will be a part of a talented and dedicated team that enables access to PCIC's flagship data products and innovative web-based analysis tools. Their software will play a key role in informing government policy with respect to the impacts of climate change.

For more information, see the complete job posting.

Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to James Hiebert, climate@uvic.ca, with “ATTN: Scientific Software Developer” in the subject line.  Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada.

Co-Op Assistant Programmer/Analyst

The Co-Op Assistant Programmer/Analyst will develop and maintain high-quality scientific software from experimental software prototypes. In collaboration with PCIC climate scientists and the Computational Support team, the successful candidate will write software for incorporating climate change scenarios into engineering design guidelines for built infrastructure. The Co-Op Assistant Programmer/Analyst will be a part of a talented and dedicated team that enables access to PCIC's flagship data products and innovative web-based analysis tools. Their software will play a key role in informing government policy with respect to the impacts of climate change.

For more information, see the complete job posting.

Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to James Hiebert, climate@uvic.ca, with “ATTN: Assistant Programmer/Analyst Co-op” in the subject line.  

User Engagement and Training Specialist

The User Engagement and Training Specialist will deliver training and develop curricula for a broad range of users of climate information and services. While the successful candidate will need to undertake considerable engagement and outreach, the ultimate goal of the position is to build capacity and competency among the target audience to make use of future climate projections. Working as part of PCIC’s multi-disciplinary team, the User Engagement and Training Specialist works under the supervision of the Lead for PCIC’s Regional Climate Impacts Theme. The role will include extensive collaboration and co-development of training with climate information users in the region. An important responsibility is to communicate learnings about user information needs within PCIC and to partner organizations. A critical initial task will be to determine training needs via engagement with users. A successful training program will require striking a balance between adequate program definition and flexibility to adjust to evolving user needs. Once underway, user engagement and training activities will provide experience and feedback to inform future phases of work.

For more information, see the complete job posting.

Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to Francis Zwiers, climate@uvic.ca, with “ATTN: User Engagement and Training Specialist” in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada. Review of applicants will start immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.