Careers at NCICS

Current Employment Opportunities

NCICS’s diverse workforce of researchers, technical experts, post-docs, and support staff engage in a range of research projects and collaboration activities with the fundamental goal of enhancing our collective interdisciplinary understanding of the state and evolution of the full Earth System. The Institute is located in downtown Asheville, NC, and we are co-located with the headquarters of NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.

See Why Work at NCICS? for more on what we do and why you might want to join our team.

Current Job Postings

Climate Data Analyst

The Climate Data Analyst will provide scientific and programmatic support in the development, implementation, and quality control assessment of in situ and remotely sensed products and applications on a variety of scales using an extensive array of computing resources and software.

Climate Data Analyst

The Climate Data Analyst will provide scientific and programmatic support in the development, implementation, and quality control assessment of in situ and remotely sensed products and applications on a variety of scales using an extensive array of computing resources and software.

Climate Data Analyst

The Climate Data Analyst will provide scientific and programmatic support in the development, implementation, and quality control assessment of in situ and remotely sensed products and applications on a variety of scales using an extensive array of computing resources and software. A primary responsibility of this position will be to work within a team providing scientific support for reports of the U.S. National Climate Assessment.

Research Scientist

The Research Scientist will provide expertise in applied mathematics and spatial statistics, and support instrument, algorithm, and product testing and evaluation activities to help ensure quality climate data records and climate information products consistent with the scientific goals and scientific data quality requirements of NOAA stakeholders.

Senior Research Scientist

The Senior Research Scientist will work with the Lead Scientist in two areas, overseeing the development of a prototype federal rapid response capability which will be used to assess the relative contributions of natural and anthropogenic factors in the occurrence and severity of extreme climatic events, and addressing the needs of the National Climate Assessment (NCA).

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

The Postdoctoral Research Scholar will be working in the area of data analytics to support climate data record activities, including the development of datasets describing essential climate variables.

Scientific Technical Editor

The Scientific Technical Editor will be responsible for providing thorough technical knowledge to address editorial and graphical needs of the Climate Assessment Program and its Technical Support Unit (TSU). This person will work cooperatively with the Managing Editor in support of the development and production of Climate Assessment Program scientific communications and government report products including the federally mandated National Climate Assessment.

Please Note:

  • To apply for jobs, please click the link in the job title above and follow the instructions provided on the NCSU job page for that position.
  • Each of the “Climate Data Analyst” positions listed above is a separate position. As such, potential applicants should review the posting details for each position individually, and submit separate applications for any/all which they are interested in and qualified for.
  • Unless otherwise indicated, these positions will be located at our offices in downtown Asheville, North Carolina.
  • For information on internships, please see our Internships page.
  • NC State is committed to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability or status as a protected veteran.
  • For information on other employment opportunities with North Carolina State University, please see: NCSU Jobs.