October 2011
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[Met-jobs] Position as Research Scientist (Climate & Computing)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 21 Oct 2011 09:53:51 +0000

Position as Research Scientist

Climate Risk Analysis (CRA) is a research company working on
risk quantification of extreme climate/weather events.

CRA is seeking a computing scientist/software designer to work
in an international, EU-funded project on interacting networks
in climate.

Your qualifications:
o Degree in computing, statistics or physics
o PhD (or four years full-time work experience in
industry/academia) in computing, statistics or physics
o Less than five years full-time work experience (after
degree) at the time of start of position
o Transnational and intersectorial mobilities
o Excellent communication skills (English)

Your work in the project:
o Industry-standard software development, including
parallelization and GUIs
o Adaptation of statistical algorithms (in collaboration with
M. Mudelsee)
o Support for statistics/computer course
Training of project partners (in-house and travel)

o Starting date: first half of 2012
o Duration: two years
o Place: Hannover, Germany (part-time telework possible)
o Gaining competence in climate time series and risk analysis,
intersectorial work
o Competitive salary
o Extensive covering of research and training costs

Your application:
o Cover letter, CV, references, photo
o PDF format (preferably one single file)
o Send by 23 December 2011 to
under subject "JO-01/11" (later applications may be
o CRA guarantees confidentiality

Contact and more information:
o CRA website
o Dr. Manfred Mudelsee, CEO CRA, Phone +49-511-70032891,
o Climate Time Series Analysis book
o Climate Time Series Analysis course

Dr. Manfred Mudelsee

Chief Executive Officer
Climate Risk Analysis - Manfred Mudelsee e. K. (HRA 20 13 94)
Schneiderberg 26
30167 Hannover
Telephone: +49 (0)511 7003 2891
Fax: +49 (0)511 7003 2892

Research Scientist
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research
Climate Science Division
Bussestrasse 24
27570 Bremerhaven

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