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[Met-jobs] Willis Research Fellow at the U. of Exeter (UK) in Modelling Climate Risk from Cyclones

From David Stephenson <>
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2011 18:19:44 +0100

Job title     Willis Research Fellow in Modelling Climate Risk from Cyclones
Job reference     R10730
Application closing date     17/10/2011
Salary     £31,798 per annum

Exeter Climate Systems XCS research centre,
Mathematics Research Institute, University of Exeter
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

We seek to appoint an outstanding researcher to develop statistical/mathematical modelling of storm-related risk relevant to the insurance sector. This fellowship is available from
1 November 2011 on a 3-year fixed term basis

This fellowship affords an excellent opportunity to join the dynamic world-renowned Exeter Climate System's research team ( and to develop an academic career at the interface of mathematical and climate science that has real impact for the
global insurance sector.

The fellow will undertake statistical research on the collective
risk of tropical and extra-tropical cyclones in close collaboration with
Professor David Stephenson and other members of XCS.

The fellow is expected to collaborate strongly with Willis in the City of London and with other academic partners in the Willis Research Network (WRN) such as the nearby Met Office. WRN is the world's largest partnership between academia and the insurance industry, which provides a
unique open forum for the advancement of the science of societal-relevant
natural catastrophes (

More details and how to apply ...

   Professor David B. Stephenson
   University of Exeter,    College of Engineering,Computer Science and 
   Harrison Building Room 334, North Park Road, Exeter EX4 4QF, UK

   Director of Exeter Climate Systems:

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