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

From Nicola Denise Bray <>
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Date Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:57:58 +0000

Research Scientist in Arctic Predictability : ‘APPOSITE’ Project



National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS), Climate Directorate

Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK


Salary range:     Grade 6 (£27,428 to £35,788)

Grade 7 (£36,862)


Full time, fixed term up to 3 years


Closing Date:  13/10/2011


Job Reference:  RS11027



We require a motivated and qualified Research Scientist to be a key member of an international inter-comparison project to quantify the predictability of Arctic climate on seasonal to inter-annual timescales.


You will be also required to examine the physical mechanisms responsible for providing predictability in Arctic climate. Close collaboration with, and travel to, other international research institutes will be required.


You will have:

·         a PhD in the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics or Numerical Modelling (or equivalent research experience)

·         a strong motivation for research and the clear potential to develop your own publications

·         good written and verbal communication skills

·         good computational skills and experience of a programming language such as Fortran, C, IDL or MATLAB


Experience with analysing output from coupled climate models and with coordinating scientific projects would be an advantage.



Informal contact details

Contact role: Supervisor

Contact name: Dr Ed Hawkins

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6018

Contact email:



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


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