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[Met-jobs] A two-year postdoc position in regional climate modeling at Uni Bjerknes Centre

From Beate Klementsen <>
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Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:33:39 +0200

A two-year postdoc position in regional climate modeling at Uni Bjerknes Centre
A two-year position as postdoc in regional climate modeling is available at Uni Bjerknes Centre, a department of Uni Research AS and part of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR). The BCCR is a national Centre of Excellence awarded by the Research Council of Norway in 2002 and is a collaboration between Uni Research, the University of Bergen, the Institute for Marine Research and the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre.
The position is at the GREEN group (Global and Regional climatE projEctioNs), which works with the Norwegian Earth System model and regional climate modeling. GREEN has several projects with different countries. The postdoc will be involved in research related to high-resolution climate projections for selected continents. The prospective candidate should be a self-starter who is comfortable taking initiative and working both independently and as part of a group.
Applicants must have achieved a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, Physics, Mathematics or similar at the time of appointment.
Good communication and writing skills in English and a desire to engage in international collaborative research is essential. Experience with data analysis visualization tools is essential (e.g. Matlab, IDL, R, GrAds). Programming experience is a plus. Previous applied use and skills in regional climate modelling are requirements for the position. Experience with the WRF or REMO models is a great advantage.
Salary is decided by agreement. Uni Research AS has employee pension and insurance agreement. The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.
Further information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Michel d. S. Mesquita (, +47 55583818) and Dr. Stefan Sobolowski (, +47 55583825). For more information about Uni Research and BCCR, please refer to and
Applications must be submitted by e-mail to The application must include a complete overview over education and previous practice (CV), list of publications, certified copies of certificates and diplomas, as well as names and addresses of 2 scientific references.
Application deadline: November 15, 2011.
The application should be marked: 11/11219.

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