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[Met-jobs] PhD Position at the University of Birmingham (UK)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:17:00 +0000

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PhD Research Project

Twentieth Century Storminess: Developing a Coherent Understanding of
Long-term Trends and Decadal Variability

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (University of
Birmingham, UK) is seeking for applications for a 3 year PhD Studentship.

Required skills: experience with large atmospheric data sets in
high-performance computing environments. They should have demonstrated
ability to publish peer-reviewed papers, effective written and oral
communication skills, willingness to work in a team environment. For the
data analysis focus, the applicant should also have a working knowledge
of FORTRAN, or C or C++ and analysis/visualization packages such as NCL,
MATLAB, and/or IDL.

Desired skills: include knowledge of physical processes in the
atmosphere-ocean coupled climate system, working with global climate
modelled and/or re-analyzed data.

This is a Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

This research project is one of a number of projects at this
institution. It is in competition for funding with one or more of these
projects. Usually the project which receives the best applicant will be
awarded the funding. The funding is available to citizens of a number of
European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include
all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all
applicants and you should read the full department and project details
for further information.

More information and how to apply is given under:




Further information can be achieved by contacting

Dr. Gregor C. Leckebusch
Senior Lecturer for Meteorology and Climatology
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
email: <>
Tel: +44 (0)121 41 45518
Fax: +44 (0)121 41 45528

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