Research Position in Hydrology at Uni Bjerknes Centre, Bergen, Norway
A 3-year research position in hydrology, with a possible extension to permanent position, is available at Uni Research AS, a partner of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR).
Uni Research is expanding its activities related to Climate Services in Norway, Europe and several developing nations. We therefore seek to strengthen our staff with a hydrologist who has expertise in hydrological modeling that will support the activities
of the climate services centre at Uni Research and who is eager to develop and extend climate services applications in the global community.
- Support the hydrological modelling and hydroclimatic analysis activities of the Climate Services group. This includes running hydrological models based on downscaled regional climate scenarios, writing reports and peer-reviewed publications.
- Communication with various project partners and stakeholders in academia, industry, government and other climate-information users.
- Support activities in research projects run by scientists from Uni Research and the BCCR.
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent level of experience in Hydrology, Atmospheric or Ocean Sciences, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or similar at the time of appointment.
Good communication and writing skills in English and a desire to engage in international collaborative research is essential as is experience with data analysis and visualization tools applied to hydrological modelling problems. Programming experience
and experience working within a High Performance Computing environment is a plus. Prior experience in the application and use and evaluation of hydrological models is a requirement for the position. Experience with snow, glacier and/or hydrological models applied
to the Himalayan region is also desired.
Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with the level of experience of the selected candidate. Uni Research AS has employee pension and insurance agreement. The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at
Further information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Michel d. S. Mesquita (firstname.lastname@example.org, +47 55 58 38 18) or Ms. Beate Klementsen (email@example.com, +47 55 58 98 18). For more information about Uni Research and BCCR, please
refer to http://uni.no
The application must include a cover letter addressing the position requirements, a complete overview of education and previous practice (CV), list of publications, certified copies of certificates and diplomas, as well as names and addresses of two scientific
Application deadline: 19 September 2012.