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Antarctic Meteorological Research Center

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Division/Organization: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education
Department: Space Science & Engineering Center
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: All Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $11.00/hour
Job Categories: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, STEM

Department Overview:

SSEC engineers and scientists develop and utilize space-, aircraft- and ground-based instrumentation to collect and analyze observations of the Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, land surface, and other planetary atmospheres to improve our understanding of weather, climate, and atmospheric processes. Through this research we produce new resources, products, and tools that are helping to improve the accuracy and timeliness of weather forecasts.

Anticipated Start Date:

September 28, 2020

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

This position will be 100% remote.  A comprehensive onboarding program has been developed for new student hires, to ensure success in the position.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

20 hours/week


Flexible, negotiable.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

Starting at $11.00/hour

Number of Positions:




Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ideal candidates will have a solid grasp of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, excellent communication skills, and a desire to explore and learn more about the weather and climate of Antarctica.  

Position Summary/Job Duties:

Student hourly employees will work in groups and independently to accomplish various research tasks as assigned by department leads. 

To be considered for employment, please submit a cover letter, resume, and schedule of availability.

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

Please review and be aware of the Student Employee COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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