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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist, NCAS Climate, University of Reading, UK

From Nicola Denise Bray <>
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Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 08:59:57 +0000

Research Scientist : ‘PAGODA’ Project


National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS), Climate Directorate

Department of Meteorology / University of Reading


Salary range:  Grade 6 (£27,428 to £29,972)


Full time, fixed term until 10 January 2014


Closing Date:  17/07/2011


Job Reference:  RS11019


We are seeking to appoint someone to carry out scientific research directed at improving our understanding of how climate change affects the global hydrological cycle.


The position is funded by the PAGODA project through the Natural Environment Research Council Changing Water Cycle research programme.


You will have:

·         good first degree in a numerate science subject

·         a PhD in Physical sciences

·         proven understanding of statistics and ability to analyse numerical data

·         experience of presenting scientific results to a range of audiences

·         excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills

·         a general knowledge and interest in climate change and variability


Experience of working with scientific data in government or industry and/or manipulating large datasets would be an advantage


Informal contact details

Contact role: Principal Investigator

Contact name: Dr Emily Black

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6608

Contact email:


Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Line Manager

Contact name: Dr Peter Stott

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 5613

Contact email:




Applications should be made online via the University of Reading website at


This link will take you straight to the online job details and further particulars:



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