November 2011
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[Met-jobs] Aerosol Climate Scientist: the impacts of atmospheric aerosol on the South Asian monsoon

From Andrew Turner <>
Date Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:35:41 +0000

Aerosol Climate Scientist
(reference RS11042) at the University of Reading.

Full time, fixed term until 31 July 2014 at Grade 6: £27,428-£29,972 per annum.

Closing date: 04/01/2012

The Department of Meteorology and NCAS-Climate at the University of Reading seek a talented Postdoctoral Researcher to join a project examining the impacts of atmospheric aerosol on the South Asian monsoon.

You will analyse climate model outputs in comparison with observed data and design and execute experiments with state-of-the-art Global Climate Models to determine the processes involved in aerosol impacts over South Asia.

You will join a large project team involving the University of Exeter, the Met Office and several institutions in India working together to improve monsoon prediction.


For informal enquiries please contact the Principal Investigator, Professor Ellie Highwood on +44 (0)118 378 6688 or email
Alternatively please contact the Co-Investigator, Dr Andrew Turner on +44 (0)118 378 6019 or email

Formal applications can be made via or alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44 (0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Further details about the post as well as a list of the required skills and experience are available at

Prof. Ellie Highwood & Dr. Andy Turner


  Dr. Andrew Turner, NCAS-Climate
  NERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  Walker Institute                   t: +44 (0)118 3786019
  Dept. of Meteorology               f: +44 (0)118 3788905
  University of Reading              e:
  Earley Gate, PO Box 243
  Reading RG6 6BB, UK            (personal)       (Tropical Group)             (Walker Inst.)  (Research staff forum)


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