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[Met-jobs] Ocean Modelling Post Doc at Imperial College London

From "Toumi, Ralf" <>
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Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:56:20 +0000

Post -doctoral research associate in regional climate/ocean modelling 

Department of Physics, Imperial College London

Salary range: £31,300 - £35,810 per annum (depending on experience) 

Full time, fixed term: up to 3 years (initially) 

Closing Date: until filled

Starting Date: January 2012 (preferred)

You would join an active and growing group within the Space and Atmospheric 
Physics group. We are developing a new regional climate model based on coupling 
of the atmospheric model (WRF) and the regioanl ocean model system(ROMS). We 
are interested in a number of understudied regions around the world (e.g the 
Caspian, West Africa and others) with a unique and exciting set of 
environmental challenges. There is also an opportunity to work closely with 
industry which can give further career options. 

You must have a PhD. in ocean or coastal science. You should have experience 
with ROMS or other advanced ocean models. Demonstrated skill/proficiency in the 
following areas is desirable: running complex model codes on high-performance 
computers, advanced knowledge of numerical modelling, skill in analyzing 
numerical model output and verification statistics, skill in scientific 
programming (e.g., Fortran and/or C) and scripting languages such as Perl 
and/or Python, as well as some skills in graphical display programs such as 
NCL, Matlab, and/or IDL. Experience processing very large datasets in a variety 
of formats (e.g., GRIB, netCDF3/4 and HDF4/5) is important. 

Please send brief CV to Prof Ralf Toumi:

Best wishes,
Professor Ralf Toumi
Department of Physics
Imperial College
London SW7 2AZ
Rm. H713 (Huxley Building)
Telephone: + 44 (0) 207 594 7668
Fax: + 44 (0) 207 594 7772

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