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[Met-jobs] PDRA: Climate Impact of Short Lived Emissions

From Keith Shine <>
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 08:35:32 +0100 (BST)

Post-doctoral Research Assistant on Climate Impact of Short Lived Emissions

University of Reading - Department of Meteorology

This appointment is full-time, fixed-term for approximately 35 months

Grade 6 - 27,428 to 35,788 pounds per annum

We require a motivated and talented Scientist to perform policy-relevant research on the climate impact of emissions of short-lived species contributing to a collaborative project funded by the European Union.

The research is part of the ECLIPSE project which aims to develop sound scientific advice on measures to mitigate climate change and improve air quality. The Researcher will perform radiative transfer calculations and develop climate metrics to characterise the importance of short-lived emissions, collaborating with project partners.

You will have:

- a PhD (or equivalent experience) in Atmospheric Science or a related quantitative Physical Science - skills in running and modifying computer models, and analysing their output
-   the ability to work as a team member of a wide European consortium
-   good written and oral communication skills

Informal enquiries: contact the Principal Investigator, Professor Keith Shine FRS on +44 (0)118 378 8405 or email

Closing date: 18 November 2011

To apply please visit
(from Job Search, search  RS11035 in "key words")

Or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote reference number: RS11035

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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