|From||"Collins, Matthew" <M.Collins@exeter.ac.uk>|
|Date||Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:46:42 +0000|
South Asian Precipitation - Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow Ref R10872 /P42799 College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences - Exeter Climate Systems Starting salaries at the appropriate grade are: Associate Research Fellow on Grade E from £24,370 per annum Research Fellow on Grade F at £31,798 per annum This new full-time post is available from 1st February 2012 on a fixed term basis for up to 36 months. The College wishes to recruit a Researcher to participate in the newly funded project, South Asian Precipitation – a Seamless Assessment (SAPRISE). The successful applicant will conduct independent research into drivers of variations in the South Asian monsoon and associated precipitation in collaboration with Prof Mat Collins. The research will involve the use of output from numerical climate models and observations. Some further running of climate model experiments may be required. The post-holder will be expected to produce publications in international journals, give presentations at international meetings and to play an active role in the scientific life of the Exeter Climate Systems group. Some travel to India will be expected. In addition, the post-holder will be expected to contribute to the management of SAPRISE in conjunction with Profs Mat Collins and Krishna AchutaRao (IIT Delhi) who lead the project. For candidates with relatively little post-doctoral experience (grade E), management activities will include; the development of a web/wiki site, contribution to the organisation of meetings, contribution to the preparation of progress reports etc. For more experienced candidates, leadership of such activities will be expected as will the leadership of the synthesis Work Package of the project. The SAPRISE project brings together scientists from the University of Exeter, the UK Met Office and the University of Reading, and counterparts in India from IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IITM Pune, IMD Delhi, the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) and the Indian Centre for Climate and Societal Impacts Research in Gujarat. The successful candidate will be appointed at Associate Research Fellow (Grade E) or Research Fellow (Grade F) depending on the skills and experience the individual can bring to the role. Candidates should demonstrate their achievement against the relevant criteria in the accompanying person specifications which will be used to make an appointment at an appropriate level. For further information please contact Mat Collins, e-mail M.Collins@exeter.ac.uk or telephone (01392) 723984. The closing date for completed applications is 4 January 2012. Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 16 - 20 January 2012. The full range of necessary skills and experience can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification document http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/R10872.pdf The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive About Disabled People': if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees to Linda McIlwraith, L.McIlwraith@exeter.ac.uk, quoting the reference number R10872/P42799 in any correspondence. Mat Collins, Associate Professor in Climate Systems, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter, Harrison Building, North Park Road, Exeter, EX4 4QF, UK +44 (0)1392 723984
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