As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the Regional Weather Information Center encourages application from minorities, women, Vietnam Era and disabled veterans, and disabled persons. UND complies with the Drug Free Work Place Act. RWIC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries and concerns regarding employment opportunities listed here may be directed to:
Leon F. Osborne, Jr., Director
Regional Weather Information Center
Tulane & University Ave.
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9007
In addition to his research, Professor Osborne serves as the coordinator of the department of atmospheric sciences undergraduate degree program and instructs courses ranging from theoretical meteorology to weather forecasting. Professor Osborne and his students provide regular weather broadcasts for the Northern Great Plains on North Dakota's PBS network, Prairie Public Television.
Professor Osborne is
a native of northwest Texas where he grew-up in a small farming community.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1976 from Utah State
University and completed a Master of Science in Meteorology at the University
of Oklahoma in 1978. He is a member of Sigma Pi Sigma physics honor society
and Chi Epsilon Pi national meteorology honor society. He is also a professional
member of the American Meteorological Society and Sigma Xi. In addition to
his work at the University, Professor Osborne is a board member and a coach
of the Grand Forks Youth Football Association.
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