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

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Date Wed, 7 Sep 2011 14:58:02 +0000

Research Scientist in Decadal Climate Prediction : ‘THOR’ 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 for 2 years


Closing Date:  13/10/2011


Job Reference:  RS11029



We require a motivated and qualified Scientist to conduct research in the rapidly developing field of decadal climate prediction as part of a European Union funded collaborative research project, THOR.


Your research will involve analysis of results from the international CMIP5 programme.


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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