|From||Robin Hogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:53:10 +0100|
Four faculty positions in the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UKWe are seeking excellent candidates for the following permanent, full-time faculty positions in the Department of Meteorology, which resides in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at Reading.
Lecturer in MeteorologyWe seek an outstanding scientist with an excellent research track record in meteorological science, with particular emphasis on weather-related processes. Research areas could include (but are not limited to) convective storms, boundary-layer meteorology, mesoscale phenomena, synoptic-scale dynamics, clouds and precipitation, tropical weather systems, mountain meteorology and the development of numerical models. The successful candidate will join a Department with thriving activities in many aspects of weather research, and there are excellent opportunities for collaboration with the Met Office via our hosting of Met Office research groups in mesoscale modelling and mesoscale data assimilation.
Informal queries may be made to Professor Giles Harrison (email@example.com) or Professor Robin Hogan (firstname.lastname@example.org). Job reference number LE11028.
Lecturer in Meteorology and StatisticsWe seek an outstanding scientist with an excellent research track record in meteorological statistics and/or statistical climatology. Research areas could include (but are not limited to) detection and attribution of climate change, forecast verification, ensemble design, predictability, extreme events, weather and climate risk, and downscaling and regional climate prediction. This is a joint appointment between the Department of Meteorology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and there are excellent opportunities for collaboration within both departments. In parallel we are recruiting a Lecturer in Statistics and a Reader in Statistics and we are happy to accommodate applicants who wish to be considered for more than one of these positions.
Informal queries may be made to Professor Robin Hogan (email@example.com) in Meteorology or Professor Sue Todd (firstname.lastname@example.org) in Mathematics and Statistics. Job reference number LE11026.
Willis Lecturer in
Weather and Climate Risks for Insurance
We seek an outstanding scientist to join our recently established
Weather and Climate Hazards Laboratory (WCHL) located within the
Department of Meteorology. The successful candidate will conduct
innovative research related to the monitoring, quantification and
prediction of risks linked to weather and climate hazards, such as
windstorms, flooding, heat waves and drought. He/she will also
develop and apply innovative research in partnership with business,
with a particular focus on the insurance industry (including
insurers, reinsurers, brokers, modelling companies etc). To enable
the person appointed to focus on the research and enterprise aspects
of the role, teaching duties will not be required in the first two
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