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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Hydroclimatologist at the University of South Carolina (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 4 Aug 2011 07:55:11 +0000

Forwarded from climlist...

The Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments
<http://www.cisa.sc.edu/> group is offering a position for a research
associate in the area of hydroclimatology. Responsibilities will include
data collection and analysis of past climate and hydrology records, and
processing of statistically and dynamically downscaled general
circulation model output for the region. The candidate should have
experience and interest in examining hydrologic extremes such as floods
and droughts with commensurate statistical background to address these
issues.

Minimum qualifications:
M.S. in atmospheric science, geography, meteorology, or a closely
related field, and at least three years experience in hydroclimatology.
Strong computing skills (e.g. Unix, Python, Fortran, R, Matlab), and
strong statistical and mathematical skills are required. Strong
communication skills, including excellent command of spoken and written
English is essential.

Preferred qualifications:
A PhD in atmospheric science, geography, meteorology, or a closely
related field, with an emphasis on hydroclimatology. Experience working
with large data sets in netCDF format. Familiarity with the climate of
the southeastern United States. Experience with downscaling general
circulation model output and with hydrological modeling.

The position is for one year, preferably starting September 15, 2011,
with continuation through a second year based on satisfactory
performance. Applicants must submit materials online at
<https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1312299552070>
(click on "Search Postings," and search for Geography Department),
including a letter of intent and a CV with 3 references. For additional
information, please contact <greg.carbone@sc.edu>.

Closing date: 31 August 2011

Greg Carbone
Professor
Department of Geography
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208

greg.carbone@sc.edu




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