The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) is a regional climate service centre at the University of Victoria that provides practical information on the physical impacts of climate variability and change to users and stakeholders in BC and across Canada. The Scientific Software Developer works to 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.
You 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. Your software will play a key role in informing government policy with respect to the impacts of climate change. Your open source code will see the light of day and be used immediately to study climate change and disseminate climate change information to users and stakeholders.
Knowledge, Experience, and Abilities
Two years term commitment, subject to satisfactory completion of a 6-month probationary period, with possibility of renewal dependent on continued project funding.
Weekly working hours
Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Commensurate with education and experience
Additional information: Address enquiries to James Hiebert at climateatuvic.ca.
Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to James Hiebert, climateatuvic.ca, with "ATTN: Scientific Software Developer" in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada.
Review of applicants will start immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Job Type: Full-time