|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Tue, 7 Feb 2012 09:33:16 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... The Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss provides services to the general public, to the scientific community and to private and commercial users. The climate division, to which this post is assigned, performs statistical analyses to observed and modelled climate data and is responsible to provide and communicate these results to its customers. MeteoSwiss currently has a vacancy for a Research Associate in Climate Scenarios and Applications As a research associate you are responsible for post-processing climate scenario data to add value for our customers. For this purpose you apply the latest physical and statistical methodologies to modelled and observed datasets. Possible examples are the analyses of climate indicators or weather classifications but also the study of extreme events in a future climate. A topical issue is also the useful combination of observed and modelled data. You get your work published in scientific journals and in customer-related reports/bulletins, and present your findings at national and international conferences. This position further involves collaborations with our internal and external partners and in particular with the Centre for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM). The applicant should have a university degree in natural sciences and have completed a dissertation in the field of climatology, meteorology, statistics or physics. Alongside proven know-how in climate statistics, climate model evaluation and/or climate processes is expected. You should be familiar with UNIX, handling complex data sets and be able to program in "R" and other languages. You should enjoy converting scientific findings into applied products and fostering their application. You should demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills in German and English. Knowledge of another of Switzerland's national languages would be an advantage. We are seeking a motivated and communicative person, in return for which we offer a diverse and interesting post in an ambitious enterprise and a multifaceted and fascinating environment at the interface between research and application, as well as leading-edge tools and opportunities for continuous professional development. This temporary post is limited to two years and is affiliated in the climate information group in Zurich Switzerland. Please submit your application no later than 19 February 2012 at <www.stelle.admin.ch>. Go to: Stellenangebot >> Stichwort "MeteoSchweiz". Or directly via: <http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=530F0F95-1CC4-A8E3-28371BC08CB13D9B&m1613_lk=1> If you would like more information on the post offered, please contact Dr. M. Croci-Maspoli, tel. +41 44 256 94 06 (<email@example.com>) or PD Dr. C. Appenzeller, tel. +41 44 256 93 88.
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